The Federal Government of Nigeria on Friday fired all the directors in the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) with immediate effect.

The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika approved the dismissal of all nine directors.

The affected are: Alhaji Salawu Ozigi (Director of Finance and Accounts), Dr. Joyce Nkemakolam (Director of Aerodrome and Airspace Standards), Barr. Aba Ejembi (Director of Administration) and Mr. Emmanuel Ogunbami (Director of Licensing).
The others are: Engr. Benedict Adeyileka (Director of Airworthiness), Mr. Justus Wariya (Director of Air Transport Regulation), Alhaji Adamu Abdullahi (Director of Consumer Protection), Capt. Ayodele Sasegbon (Director of General Aviation) and Mr. Austin-Amadi Ifeanyi (Director of Human Resources).

The Government ordered the sacked directors to hand over to the next in command in their various directorates.

The General Manager, Public Affairs, NCAA, Sam Adurogboye, confirmed the development.