Nigerian re-elected ICAO president


Nigerian-born Dr. Benard Aliu has been re-elected by acclamation for a second three-year term as president of the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).

Aliu secured the vote at the council’s meeting held in Montreal, Canada, on Monday night.

In his acceptance speech, Aliu said over the past three years, ICAO had been working tirelessly to promote the importance of civil aviation in socio-economic development.

He added that the global aviation regulatory body had given priority to national and regional investment and developmental planning.

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