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Nigeria: New CEOs emerge in 2 agencies under Marine and Blue Economy

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu

*President Bola Ahmed Tinubu approves the appointment of Munirudeen Bola Oyebamiji and Akutah Pius Ukeyima as new Chief Executive Officers of the National Inland Waterways Authority and Nigerian Shippers’ Council respectively, charging them to ‘faithfully implement the policies and programmes of the Honourable Minister in pursuit of the expeditious and efficient attainment of bolstered revenues and investments’

Isola Moses | ConsumerConnect

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the appointment of two new Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) in parastatals and agencies under the Federal Ministry of Marine and Blue Economy, in line with the recommendations of the Honourable Minister, H.E. Adegboyega Oyetola.

Chief Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity Wednesday, October 25, 2023, stated the new appintments are as follows:

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

Ngelale said 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 conomist with industry experience of more than 28 years before he entered the public service,” stated the Presidential media aide.

In the public service, Alhaji Oyebamiji 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 (ABU), Zaria, in Kaduna State.

Ukeyima most recently served as the Head of the Central Authority Unit, International Cooperation in Criminal Matters, Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF).

The statement also said President 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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