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EYARU, VICTOR AKPOBARO

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NATIONAL PRESIDENT

Victor was born on 6th June, 1963 in Sapele, Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria. He joined the service at the defunct Civil Aviation Department (CAD) of the then Federal Ministry of Transport as Air Traffic Control Assistant (ACA) on 1st January, 1986.

He attended St. Peter Clever’s College, Aghalokpe where he got WASC ‘O’ Levels certificate in 1985 and later graduated with Post Graduate Diploma in Transport Planning in 2008 from Lagos State University, Ojo. His professional trainings include ATC Ab-initio at the Meteorology Training School, Kano in 1986; Diploma in Standard ATC course from Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria in 1994; Diploma in Area/Airways (non-radar) Control at NCAT, Zaria in 2005; Certificate in Air Transport Planning, Operations and Management at NCAT also in 2005; Certificate in AFI RVSM & CNS/ATM (NCAT, 2006); Diploma in Terminal Radar Control & Team Resource Management at ATNS, Johannesburg South Africa in 2006; Certificate in Area/En-route Radar Control at obtained PAN AM International Flight Academy, Miami USA in 2007 and Search Mission Coordination at United Aviation Academy, Cairo Egypt among others.

He passed the ATC licensing exams in 1996 with Aerodrome and Approach (non-radar) ratings. He also got the Area/Airways (non-radar) and Terminal Approach Radar ratings in 2005 and 2009 respectively with Area/En-route Radar rating in view. He has worked at various ATC units in Kano and Lagos, he is presently a Deputy General Manager at Lagos airport as a terminal approach radar and area (non-radar) controller.

He was NATCA’s Lagos Zonal Vice President between 2002 and 2006, National Deputy President from 2006 and 2012 and became the National President in October, 2012. He is married with children.

EYARU, VICTOR AKPOBARO

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