President Bola Tinubu has appointed Alhaji Munirudeen Bola Oyebamiji as Managing Director/CEO of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), and Mr. Akutah Pius Ukeyima as Executive Secretary/CEO of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC).
This was announced in a statement by presidential spokesperson Ajuri Ngelale on Wednesday.
Alhaji Oyebamiji is a graduate of Banking and Finance with a Master’s degree in Public Administration and Business Administration. He is an Economist with over 28 years of industry experience before entering the public service. In the public service, he reversed the downward trajectory of the Osun State Investment Company Limited and served as the Osun State Commissioner of Finance for eight years.
Mr. Ukeyima is a graduate of Law with a Master’s degree in Public International Law from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He most recently served as the Head of the Central Authority Unit, International Cooperation in Criminal Matters, Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation.
President Tinubu has tasked the new CEOs to faithfully implement the policies and programmes of the Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Adegboyega Oyetola, in pursuit of the expeditious and efficient attainment of bolstered revenues and investments as part of the Renewed Hope Agenda’s Blue Economy strategy.