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SAFO, BABA JIYA

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TREASURER

He started his career in ATC on 6th November, 1998 after the completion of Diploma in Standard ATC at NCAT, Zaria and got employed as ATCO II in the old Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). An Assistant General Manager currently serving as Area (non-radar) controller in Kano Airport was born at Safo in Edati Local Government Area of Niger State on 8th August, 1968.

He attended Government College where he obtained his WASC ‘O’ Levels in 1988, National Certificate in Education (NCE) from College of Education, Minna (1992), B. Tech. Mathematics from Federal University of Technology, Minna (1995) and Post Graduate Diploma in Transport technology from Federal University of Technology, Owerri (2004).  Other trainings in ATC are Diploma in Area/Airways (non-radar) Control from NCAT, Zaria in 2008, Certificate in Terminal and Area Radar from PAN AM International Flight Academy, Miami USA (2011), TCAS II (August, 2004) and Management of Change (2006).

He was licensed on 18th February, 2000 at Port Harcourt airport as Aerodrome and terminal Approach controller. He later got rated in Area (non-radar) Control in October 2011 at Mallam Aminu Kano Airport, Kano where he presently works as an Area controller. He was promoted Assistant General Manager in 2010 and elected the association’s Treasurer in 2012. He is happily married with children.

SAFO, BABA JIYA

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