The appointment was approved by the Presidency in a statement released on Thursday 20th April, 2017.
Saleh Dunoma is a recipient of the highly coveted National Productivity Order of Merit Award (NPOM) and according ot the statement, has also contributed immensely to the growth and development of aviation in Nigeria and beyond.
Prior to his appointment as the MD, he was the director in charge of projects in the Authority and his wealth of experience was very instrumental to the success of the Airport Remodelling project of the Federal Government, under which all 22 airports being managed by FAAN were remodeled, according to existing international standards.
He also serves as the African Regional President of Airport Council International (ACI), a body overseeing the safety and security of airports globally.
Dunoma is the first Nigerian so elected to occupy the office.