Nigerian born Adefunke Adeyemi just lately clinched the place of African Civil Aviation Fee (AFCAC) Secretary Common thus placing Nigeria on the aviation world stage after years of exceptional profession spanning 20 years within the business.
Her election was introduced by the Bureau and the Secretariat of AFCAC notifying member States, Worldwide Organizations, States Companions, and all aviation and affiliated stakeholders of her new standing to pilot the affairs of the physique on the African continent.
The AFCAC scribe election passed off on the thirty fourth AFCAC Plenary in Dakar, Senegal the place she took over from the previous Secretary Common, Mr. Tefera Mekonnen TEFERRA whose tenure resulted in January 2022, following which Ms. Angeline Simana steered AFCAC as Interim Secretary Common.
In her remarks, Adefunke stated “The imaginative and prescient for African aviation is to allow a totally related, affluent, and united Africa. We’ve got made a lot progress and we should keep the course and construct on the present momentum to strengthen current partnerships and create new mutually useful relationships. We’re stronger collectively and I’m absolutely dedicated to collaboration, multilateralism, and fostering cooperation with all States, companions, and related stakeholders to maneuver African aviation ahead.”
Adeyemi informed members that “We should all work collectively to sort out the challenges that African aviation has confronted and harness the alternatives that abound to translate Africa’s aviation potential into actuality. The time is now. Africa should absolutely join, for its personal survival and prosperity. Civil aviation should proceed to give attention to its core areas and in addition work a lot nearer with the tourism and commerce sectors. This synergy, which have to be intentional, will be sure that African aviation survives, grows, and thrives for the advantage of Africa and its residents.”
In the meantime, President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Adefunke Adeyemi on her election and reiterated Nigeria’s dedication to selling a affluent and built-in Africa by means of the actions of organisations corresponding to AFCAC.