VISION: To be one of the leading Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSP) in the world. MISSION: To provide safe, efficient, effective and economic Air Navigation Services to airspace users, through deployment of new technologies and dedicated workforce.





Engr. FAROUK AHMED UMAR, is a native of Birnin Kebbi in Kebbi state.

He bagged Bachelor in Engineering from  the Federal University (FUT), Minna; Masters in International Affairs and Diplomacy from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria; Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the Lagos State University.
Farouk  is a Registered member of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN); member Nigerian Society of Engineers (MNSE); member Chartered Institute of Administration (MCIA); and  member, Chartered Institute of Supply and Purchase Management. 

He served as the Airspace Manager, Minna Airport from where he was appointed General Manager, Procurement at NAMA Headquarters in Lagos. He also served as General Manager Special Projects, Northern Region with office in Kano: an office he held until his appointment as Director Safety Electronic and Engineering Services.
He is a lover of sports especially Football.


Mrs Anastasia Gbem is the Legal Adviser to the Nigerian Airspace  Management Agency (NAMA) responsible for advising the Governing Board of Directors, Management and staff on all legal matters involving the entire operations of the Agency. Prior to this, Mrs. Gbem  was the Company Secretary/Legal Adviser to the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA)
Mrs. Gbem  who has  garnered over decades of extensive experience in the aviation industry began her career with the defunct Federal Civil Aviation Authority (FCAA)  as the pioneer Legal Officer. She also worked as a Principal Legal Officer for the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and served the Nigeria's Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) as the pioneer Legal Adviser.
She has played key leading role resulting in the modernisation, development and adoption of national  laws governing civil aviation activities in Nigeria, particularly, the ratification of several international Air Law Instruments by Nigeria. She has served in several ICAO's Legal Committee meetings and Diplomatic Conferences and was a member of the Drafting Committee on Cape Town Convention. Mrs Gbem currently serves as a member of the ICAO Commission of Experts of the International Registry of the Cape Town Convention.

A graduate of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Mrs. Gbem also holds a Master Degree in Air and Space Law from  the McGill University Montreal, Canada and is currently a PhD candidate  also in Space Law at the Leiden University, The Netherlands.  She has published several articles in the area of Air and Space Law.

Mrs. Gbem is a life member of the Institute of Air and Space Law Association, Montreal, Canada, and Vice Chairperson, Aviation Committee of the Section on Business Law of the Nigerian Bar Association.


Akangson, Uwem Ekerete, is the Director of Human Resources in the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, (NAMA). He hails from Akwa-Ibom State of Nigeria.

Akangson has over 20 years professional experience in the Legal and Human Resources with bias in business and management. He had his first appointment after the mandatory NYSC primary assignment in 1994.

Akangson attended the University of Calabar where he obtained the Bachelor of Laws, (LLB) and proceeded to the Nigerian Law School, Lagos for the Nigerian Bar Examination. He later moved ahead to obtain higher qualifications at the Paris Graduate School of Management for his Masters (MBA) in International Business and the University of  South Central Los Angeles for his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Business and Management.

The qualified lawyer is competent, resourceful, result-oriented, good team player and relates well in multicultural setting. He also has good analytical and communication skills. He attended various professional courses such as: Conflict Coaching for Organizational Ombudsman Conference in Houston, Texas, USA; Financial and Banking Litigation In Nigeria, Legal Research & Corporate Development Projects with Career Forum, UK; Conflict Resolution, International Ombudsman Association, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA; Productivity & Personal Effectiveness Course, Human Capital Development Consultants, Lagos; Human Resources Management and Corporate Administration-Relevant Legal Considerations, Boyle Street Consulting Limited, Lagos, among others.

He is a member of International Ombudsman Association (USA), The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).



Dr. Saleh is the Director of Admin, NAMA holds, he holds a Ph.D.  International Relations from University of Abuja (2001-2005), Master of Science International Relations University of Abuja (1999-2001), Bachelor of Education (Language Arts)

Ahmadu Bello University(1987-1989), Diploma in Journalism from Moscow International Institute of Journalism, USSR (1986-1987), National Certificate of Education (English / History) from Ahmadu Bello University, Institute of Education 1979-1982, Teachers Grade II Certificate  from College of Arts and Arabic Studies, Sokoto (1973-1978).

He also has attended both local and overseas courses to mention a  few;  Inland Container Depot Technical Study Group Sept 2007 (Centre for Technical Dev. Programme – FCI Ltd London), Management and Policy Development Skill for Senior Managers( Royal Institute of Public Administration, London) March –April 2007, Anatomy of Shipping (Cambridge) Sept 2002, Corner stone Professional Development Programme Communication (USA) 1991, Total Quality Management 2005, Retreat  for Board and Management of NSC Aug 2002.

Dr.  Saleh, is happily married with 5 children.

He has worked and held the several positions before joining NAMA

  • Special Adviser (Policy & Strategy) to the Honourable Minister / Chairman National Sport Commission, Abuja June 2011.

  • Technical Adviser to Honourable Minister, Federal Ministry of Transport Abuja April, 2010 – May 2011. Deputy Director, ICD /CFS Monitoring & Intermodal Coordination (Private-Public-Partnership Project under Build Own Operate & Transfer Concept) Nigerian Shippers Council.

  • Area Manager, Cement Company of Northern Nigeria plc.

  • Deputy Manager Admin, Gamji Bank of Nigeria plc

  • Principal Editor, Sokoto state broadcasting

  • National Network News Correspondent, Nigeria television authority

  • Teacher (Corper) Urohobo College, Warri.



Paul T. Oki is the current Company Secretary of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, with over 15 years experience advising Nigerian, U.S. and European clients on significant cross-border transactions and business partnerships in Company Law, Telecommunications, Aviation, Energy and other areas Commercial Law. Prior to his appointment, Paul was a Partner in Sterling Partnership – a distinguished commercial law firm with offices in Lagos and Abuja., Nigeria.

Paul has received training in the United States on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and he has advised several well-known U.S. companies on the corporate compliance practices of their subsidiaries and operations in Nigeria, including arrangements with local vendors, business partners and government agencies. He has also provided comprehensive FCPA due diligence, including local document retrieval and examination to Fortune 500 companies in response to FCPA investigations by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC).

At the State level, he advised the Rivers State Ministry of Finance on the drafting of the Rivers State Revenue Administration Law (a law to make provision for the collection of revenue due to the Government of Rivers State and Local Government Councils and to establish the relevant administrative structures), the drafting of the Rivers State Debt Management Office (Establishment) Law 2012 (a law to provide for the establishment of the Rivers State Debt Management Office and for connected purposes), and the drafting of the Rivers State Bond and Other Debt Securities Law 2012 (a Law to provide for the raising of loans through the issuance of Bonds, Notes and other Debt Securities and for connected purposes).

At the Federal level, Paul Advised the Communications Committee of the Federal House of Representatives on the drafting of the current Nigerian Communications Act 2003. He successfully represented the House of Representatives before a Joint Harmonization Committee set up to reconcile diverging views of the Senate & the House on key aspects of draft Communications Bill. Paul also Served on a Panel of Experts preparing draft legislation for the Admissibility, Interpretation & Enforcement of Electronic Contracts in Nigeria. Representing Registered Corporate Secretaries, Paul has acted as external Company Secretary to over 20 companies.  

Paul obtained his law degree from the University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria and was admitted to the Nigerian Bar in 1998. He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), the Nigerian Corporate Counsel Forum (CCF), a pioneer member of the Governing Council of the Section on Business Law (SBL) a member of the International Bar Association, (IBA) and the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA).  He is also the immediate past Legal Adviser of the Nigerian Gas Association (NGA) - the professional body responsible for the promotion and protection of the Gas Industry in Nigeria with over 40 corporate members and 1212 individual members.



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