The Kwara State government has announced Engr. Benedict Adeyileka as the new Rector of the state-owned International Aviation College, Ilorin.
This follows the expiration of contract of Captain Abdul AbdulKareem, the outgone Rector of the College.
The State Commissioner for Works and Transport, Alhaji Aro Yahaya made this known at a press briefing in Ilorin on Tuesday.
Alhaji Yahaya said that the new Rector is expected to position the college for better performance, resourceful training and career growth.
He encouraged the appointee to be steadfast and committed to his new assignment and come up with initiatives that would further strengthen the existing standards of the college.
Furthermore, 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.
Reacting to his appointment, Engr. Adeyileka appreciated the State Government for finding him worthy and assured that he would bring his wealth of knowledge with the position.
Before his appointment, Engr. Adeyileka 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, Technical Consultant, Air Peace and as 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.