President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday appointed Mr. Pius Akutar Ukeyima as Executive Secretary (ES), of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) and Alhaji Munirudeen Bola Oyebamiji as the new Managing Director / CEO, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) in line with the recommendations of the Federal Ministry of Marine and Blue Economy.
Special Adviser on media and publicity to the President, Ajuri Ngelale in a statement said Mr. Ukeyima is a graduate of Law and holds a Master’s degree in Public International Law from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
The Benue State born son most recently served as the Head of the Central Authority Unit, International Cooperation in Criminal Matters, Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation.
The statement 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 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.
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.