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Tinubu appoints Oyebamiji as NIWA MD, Ukeyima as NSC chief



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President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday approved the appointment of Alhaji Munirudeen Oyebamiji as Managing Director, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) and Mr. Akutah Ukeyima as Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) under the Federal Ministry of Marine and Blue Economy.

In a statement, Ajuri Ngelale, the president’s spokesperson, said Tinubu tasks the new appointees to faithfully implement policies and programmes to bolster the Marine and Blue Economy.

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of two new Chief Executive Officers in Parastatals and Agencies under the Federal Ministry of Marine and Blue Economy, in line with the recommendations of the Honourable Minister, Adegboyega Oyetola.

The Managing Director and CEO, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Alhaji Munirudeen Bola Oyebamiji, and the Executive Secretary and CEO, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Mr. Akutah Pius Ukeyima

Alhaji Munirudeen Bola Oyebamiji is a graduate of Banking and Finance and holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration and Business Administration. He is an economist with industry experience spanning more than 28 years before he entered the public service. In the public service, he first reversed the downward trajectory of the Osun State Investment Company Limited before serving as the Osun State Commissioner of Finance for eight years.


Mr. Akutah Ukeyima is a graduate of law and holds 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 Bola Tinubu tasks the new appointees in this vital sector to faithfully implement the policies and programmes of the Honourable Minister in pursuit of the expeditious and efficient attainment of bolstered revenues and investments as part of the Renewed Hope Agenda’s Blue Economy strategy.


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