President Tinubu Appoints Executive Directors for NPA, NIMASA


By Innocent Orok

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the appointment of new Executive Directors in two agencies under the Federal Ministry of Marine and Blue Economy.

According to a press release from Chief Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity)
the agencies are Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA).

For the NPA, the Executive Directors are: Ms Vivian C. Richard Edet — Executive Director, Finance & Administration, Engr. Olalekan Badmus — Executive Director, Marine & Operations and Engr. Ibrahim Abba Umar — Executive Director, Engineering & Technical Services.

For the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Mr. Jibril Abba — Executive Director, Maritime Labour & Cabotage Service, Mr. Chudi Offodile — Executive Director, Finance & Administration and Engr. Fatai Taye Adeyemi — Executive Director, Operations.

“The President approves these appointments with the firm belief, after studying their impressive profiles, that the new appointees will expeditiously and efficiently execute on their collective mandate to create the conditions required to significantly raise the contribution of the Marine & Blue Economy sector to the nation’s GDP while evolving the Nigerian economy into a labour-intensive and inclusive one that creates new opportunity for all Nigerians in accordance with the Renewed Hope Agenda, under the able guidance of the Honourable Minister of Marine & Blue Economy, H.E. Adegboyega Oyetola”, the statement said.


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