Cameroon’s Englebert Zoa Etundi to Acquire the Job of Director General of the African Airspace Management Body
By Abdul Rahman Bangura–
NEW AFRICA BUSINESS NEWS (NABN) Freetown, Sierra Leone– Over three decades of acquaintance in civil aviation, Etundi’s candidacy has been submitted by administration of Cameroon for the role of Director General of the African Airspace Management Body.
The West Africa nation ascends through the candidacy of Englebert Zoa Etundi at the Agency for the Safety of Air Navigation in Africa and Madagascar (ASECNA). Englebert Zoa Etundi whose candidacy Cameroon is presenting and soliciting the support of some African countries at the moment, is Cameroon’s Representative to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Canada since 2008. Englebert Zoa Etundi who holds a MSc. Degree from the University of Surrey in the United Kingdom and is a Ph.D candidate at the Université du Québec à Montréal, was a member of the ICAO Council from 2008 to 2016 and during his term, he was First Vice-President of the Council, Vice-Chair of the AFI Plan, and Chair of ICAO Air Transport Committee. Etundi as a specialist in air navigation services, he has audited nations such as: Senegal, Central African Republic, Gabon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sudan, Swaziland, Ethiopia, Rwanda, and Angola within the receptacle of civil aviation.
From October 2013 to October 2016, Englebert Zoa Etundi exemplified the Economic Community of Central Africa States (Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, DR Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and Sao Tome and Principe) as Regional Representative to the ICAO Council. Prior serving at the international scene, he has served at the Civil Aviation Authority of Cameroon in diverse responsibilities such as Deputy Inspector General for Air Navigation Services, Deputy Director of Air Navigation Services Safety Oversight, Training Center Coordinator and World Bank Regional Aviation Safety Expert.
Cameroon’s candidate will be competing with other candidates from Mauritania, Niger (present occupant of the position) and the Central Africa Republic. Elections are scheduled for September 14th, 2020 in Dakar, Senegal.
For New Africa Business News (NABN) Abdul Rahman Bangura Reports, Africa Correspondent
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