By Matthew Denis
A new rector has been appointed for the International Aviation College (IAC), Ilorin, Kwara State.
The announcement of the rector, Engr. Oluwole Benedict Adeyinka was made on Tuesday by the state Commissioner for Works and Transport, Alhaji Aro Yahaya, at a press briefing in Ilorin.
He charged the new rector to reposition the aviation college to regain its former glory by introducing new courses and facilities.
The Commissioner urged the management and staff of the college to support and cooperate with the new rector in order to achieve the purpose for which the college was established.
In his remarks, the new rector appreciated the state government for finding him worthy and assured that he would bring his wealth of knowledge with the position.
Before his appointment, Adeyinka was the acting Director General/CEO at Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). He also served as the Technical Director at Aero Contractors of Nigeria Limited and was an Associate Vice President – Technical/NACC Post Holder Maintenance.
He had also served as the Deputy General Manager – Engineering, Aero Contractors and Technical Director, Highland Airways Limited.