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Tinubu appoints new CEOs for NIWA, Shippers’ Council

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

According to a statement by Presidential spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale, on Wednesday, the new appointees are Munirudeen Bola Oyebamiji as Managing Director/CEO of National Inland Waterways Authority, and Akutah Pius Ukeyima as Executive Secretary/CEO of Nigerian Shippers’ Council.

He said 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 of 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.

“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,” he added.q

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