Express biography of the CEO of ADM

"Nobody will come to Mali for us"
Colonel Lassana Togola
Colonel Lassana TOGOLA
Chairman and CEO of ADM


Born July 28, 1979 in Tabacoro, locality of Koumantou in the Bougouni region, Colonel Lassana Togola has occupied since September 10, 2020, the functions of Chairman and CEO of the Airports of Mali (ADM). He was previously Commander of Air Region number 01.

Before this post, he was successively Deputy Unit Commander of the Transport Squadron at Air Base 101 in 2005, Squadron Commander of the Light Aviation of ‘Observation (ALO) in 2008, Head of Operational Means of Air Base 101 in 2009, Director of the Training and Selection Center for Young Air Force Pilots in 2013, Head of the Operations Division Air Force Staff in 2016 and Deputy Chief of Staff in charge of Air Force Operations in 2020.

From 2001 to 2003, Colonel Togola benefited from an Officer training at the Air School in France and a compressed engineering training in aeronautics at the Special Course of the Air School of Salon de Provence in France. Between 2003 and 2004, he trained as a pilot at the Flight School of the Air Force in France (COGNAC in France), obtaining the Military Patent of 1 er </ sup > pilot degree on plane.

In 2004-2005, he obtained his specialization as a Transport pilot at the Transport Aviation School in Avord in France and his Higher Military Pilot Certificate, Mention Transport troops. From 2006 to 2018, the man will complete several operational internships which will take him to Cameroon (2008), Russia (2009), Ghana (2011) and Tunisia (2011, 2012, 2018 and 2019).

Specialized in air operations, Colonel Lassana Togola is both a transport pilot and an instructor pilot. Better still, he totaled 6,000 flight hours, ie 250 days and more than 8 months, currently distributed as follows: 3,500 flight hours in military operations for the benefit of ground troops; 1,500 hours of instructional flight for the benefit of young pilots; 250 hours in the context of induced rains; 750 flight hours for locust control missions in the Office du Niger area and the rest during his pilot training in France.

Colonel Lassana Togola speaks Bambara, French, English and Russian. His main hobbies are swimming, walking, music, reading and aeronautical activities in a flying club. He is married and the father of 03 children.

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