Retired NCAA’s Ajiboye Moves To Green Africa As Co-Chair, Safety Review Board
Green Africa Airways has announced the appointment of Engr. K. I. Ajiboye as the co-chair of its Safety Review Board as he assumes his role on the 1st of July 2023.
Currently chaired by Capt. Bart Roberts, the Safety Review Board plays a pivotal role in Green Africa’s commitment to safety and operational excellence. The Safety Review Board provides additional independent oversight of Green Africa’s operations to ensure consistent adherence to the highest safety and operational standards. The Board reports directly to the Company’s Board of Directors.
Engr. Ajiboye will be teaming up with Capt. Bart Roberts as Co-Chairs to provide senior leadership. Ajiboye is one of the most senior leaders in the Nigerian aviation industry with over 36 years of service at the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).
Prior to his retirement from the NCAA this year, he served as the immediate past Director of Airworthiness Standards and Chairman of Flight Standards Group. Before his appointment as Director in 2020, he was for several years also the ICAO USOAP National Continuous Monitoring Coordinator for Nigeria.
Babawande Afolabi, Founder and CEO of Green Africa, said, “We are truly delighted to welcome Engr. Ajiboye as co-chair of our Safety Review Board. As a seasoned regulator and overall industry leader, his experience and perspectives will help ensure that Green Africa continues to go above and beyond the minimum regulatory requirements when it comes to safety and operational excellence.”
Engr. Ajiboye, reacting to his appointment noted, “I am honored to join Green Africa as the co-chair of the Safety Review Board. I look forward to collaborating with Capt. Bart Roberts as independent senior champions of safety especially as Green Africa prepares for its next phase of growth.”
Captain Bart Roberts, co-chair of the Safety Review Board said: “Establishing the Safety Review Board right from the onset demonstrates Green Africa’s commitment to safety. I am happy Engr. Ajiboye is joining us to further strengthen our resolve to operate at the highest level of safety standards.”