Saturday 12 January 2013

IAC Ilorin to get fifteen new trainer aircraft

Aviation Nigeria

The Federal Government will provide fifteen new trainer aircraft to the International Aviation College, Ilorin. 

This assertion was made on Thursday 10 January 2012 by the Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfata Ahmed  during the government’s monthly public enlightenment programme tagged; ‘The governor explains.’

The Registrar of the college, Mr. Rasheed Aiyelabegan, also said was operating with four Diamond aircraft – two DA40 and two DA42.

Ahmed said the addition of the aircraft would boost the training and operations of the institution and assist it in achieving economy of scale so that its impact would be felt more by the people.

The governor described the college as a strategic training institution, which would reduce the shortage of aviation personnel in the country as well as make the state a hub of aviation training activities in Africa.

Ahmed said, “Our students are already flying. It is one of the very few such institutions in Africa today. Our people may not feel the direct impact, but it is just starting. We will begin to feel the impact of this school in terms of economic impact when we attain economic scale."

“By the grace of God, within the next two or three months, we will be getting additional 10 to 15 aircraft  that the school will require to expand to the level where we will begin to feel the economic impact indirectly in the state.”


  1. Thats a wake up call. Theres a governor who knows what he's doing.

  2. He's merely working on what was built in place before he came there jare...

  3. But at least he's working abi?