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Capt. Chris Ona Najomo was born on September 17, 1959 and hails from Uvwie Local Government Council, Effurun in Delta State.
Capt. Chris Ona Najomo is a seasoned Pilot with over thirty (30) years’ experience.
He had his primary school education at Local Authority Primary School Ikeja, Lagos State and later proceeded to Federal Government College, Kano State.
In the course of his glorious flying career, the new director attended several courses and trainings both home and overseas. Some of these institutions and certificate courses he attended are Federal Civil Aviation Authority (FCAA) Training School, Lagos; Airline Training Institute, California, United States of America (USA); America Eagle Aviation, Long Beach California USA; Point Airline Orly, France; Shorts Brother, Belfast, Northern Ireland; and Pegasus Training Centre, Texas, USA.
At different times, he was Air Traffic Control Assistant for Ilorin Control Tower, Ilorin; Enugu Control Tower, Enugu; and Lagos Control Tower, Lagos. He was also Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority Designated Examiner BAC 1-1997-2000; Director of Flight Operations, Okada Airline; and Training Captain/Simulator Instructor of Albarka Airlines.
Until his present appointment, he was the Chief Pilot for Arik Air.
Capt. Chris Najomo belongs to many professional bodies and recipient of numerous awards among which is recipient of Best Pilot of the year by NCAA.
He is happily married and blessed with children. Capt. Chris Ona Najomo