Kwara Gov, others laud NCAA approval for more students admission

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has granted approval for the admission of more students into the International Aviation College (IAC), Ilorin.

The approval is coming on the heels of the readiness of the College and its compliance with International best practices and regulations after an assessment by the NCAA. The approval is contained a letter sent to the college by the NCAA.

AIC, Ilorin

Commenting on the approval, the Kwara State Commissioner for Tertiary Education, Dr. Alabi Abolore, commended the Management, the Governing Board, and the workforce of the College.

He expressed optimism that the College is gradually attaining an enviable height in the Aviation industry.

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The Commissioner stressed the need for continued compliance with quality and standards in the conduct of the training in order to achieve an output of efficient service delivery 

Dr. Abolore assured them of the State Government’s readiness to further support the College in all areas to enhance their job performance.

Commenting on the development, the Chairman of the Governing Council, Alhaji Ahmed Gobir, and the Ag. Rector, Capt. Yakubu Okatahi hailed “the frantic and tireless” efforts of the Kwara State Government under AbdulRazaq to reposition the College for effective and efficient service delivery. 

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“The Governor is doing everything possible aimed at ensuring that the image of the college is more pronounced and favourably compete among its peers locally and internationally,” the Chairman said. 


The Registrar of the College, Mallam Jibril Jimada explained that the College has met the requirements of the NCAA which “has graciously relaxed the status of limitation placed on the College and consequently grants its approval for our Training Institution to admit new Students for Pilot Course (PPL, CPL, SE, ME, IR ) and Flight Operation Officers ( FOO ) Course.”

Wole Shadare


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