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OLAWODE, JOSEPH ADEBANJI

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He joined the service as Air Traffic Controller Grade II on 12th February, 1993 at the defunct Federal Civil Aviation Authority (FCAA) after obtaining Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech.) degree in Physics Electronics at the Federal University of Technology, Akure in 1990.  He was born on 20th May, 1969 at Otun-Ekiti in Moba Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Nigeria.

He attended Moba Grammar School, Otun-Ekiti between 1979 and 1984 before proceeding to the Federal University of Technology, Akure. He also obtained Post graduate Diploma in Information Technology at the Centre for Computer Engineering of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri.  Trainings in ATC and other related areas include Diploma in Standard ATC from NCAT, Zaria in 1995; Certificate in Stress Management, May 2002; Certificate in Search & Rescue Basic Response in July 2002; Team Resource Management in July 2004; Diploma in Area/Airways (non-radar) Control (NCAT, Zaria 2006); Terminal & Area Radar Control at PAN AM International Flight Academy, Miami USA in 2008; Certificate in Project Management, July 2011 and Basic PANS OPS (Procedure Design) at Global for Aviation, Cairo Egypt in October, 2011.

He was licensed as Aerodrome and terminal Approach (non-radar) Controller in August, 1997; Area/Airways (non-radar) in February, 2008; Terminal Approach Radar Control in October, 2012 and Area (En-route) Radar Control in view. He has worked in Lagos and Owerri airports as Aerodrome/terminal Approach (non-radar) controller; Assistant General Manager, Headquarters of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, Lagos and presently works at Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja Lagos as Terminal Approach Radar and Area/Airways (non-radar) controller.

He was NATCA’s Lagos Chapter’s Chairman between 2006 and 2012. He was elected National General Secretary of the association in October, 2012. He is married with two children.

OLAWODE, JOSEPH ADEBANJI

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