Capt. Muhtar Shaibu Usman

Capt. Musa Shuaibu Nuhu, a Cveteran, technocrat and aviation safety management specialist, is the Director General and Chief Executive Officer (DG/CEO, NCAA) of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority.

He had his Aviation Safety Certificate at the University of Southern California in Aviation Safety Managers Training in the year 2001. From 2004 to 2006, he went to Concordia University to obtain his International
Aviation Master of Business Administration Degree (IAMBA).

Capt. Musa was a product of defunct Nigeria Airways Limited between 1984 to 1990 as First Officer on B737.

From 1990 to 2006, he joined Presidential Air Fleet as Safety Officer 1. He later joined Aero Contractors Limited as Captain on B737 from 2006 to 2010.

He worked with Petrowest Operations Services from 2010 to 2015 as Chief Pilot. In 2015, he was appointed by the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Transportation as Technical Assistant to the Honorable Minister of State Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika. In the same year 2016, he worked as Flight Operations Inspector in Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

From 2016 to 2019, he was Representative of Nigeria at International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council. From 2017 to 2018, he was the Second Vice President of ICAO Council. In 2019, he served as the Chairperson of the Implementation, Strategy and Planning Group (ISPG). This group was tasked with the review of Regional Office Reports and other implementation and assistance matters on, inter alia, the International World Aviation Forum (IWAF), the activities of the Global Aviation Training (GAT) office, the ICAO No Country Left Behind (NCLB) initiative and Council Off-site Strategy Meetings (COSMs).

Capt. Musa is a full Professional member of Royal Aeronautical Society (Qualiö cation: Member Royal Aeronautical Society – MRAS), Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (Qualiö cation: Member Institute of Logistics and Transport – MILT), National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (Qualification: Member) Capt. Musa attended some notable Professional Courses and Training which include: Sloan School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Artificial Intelligence Certiöcate & Internet of Things Certificate), British Standards Institution (BSI – Quality Management System Lead Auditor Course, International Register of Certiöed Auditors Approved Course), International Air Transport Association (IATA – Advanced Safety Management Systems & Airline Safety and Quality Management Processes), Canadian Helicopter Corporation (CHC – Leadership Course, Change Management Course, Safety Case), Global Air Training (Hijack and Security Management Course), Global Flight Safety Organization (GFSO – Affiliate of Flight Safety Foundation, Aviation Safety Officer’s Course).

Capt. Musa is happily married and blessed with children.