President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday appointed Munirudeen Oyebamiji as the Managing Director/CEO, National Inland Waterways Authority and Mr. Akutah Ukeyima as Executive Secretary / CEO of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council.
The duo were appointed in line with the recommendations of the Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Adegboyega Oyetola.
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, revealed this in a statement he signed on Wednesday titled ‘President Tinubu appoints new leadership in the Marine and Blue Economy Sector.’
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 over 28 years before he entered the public service at the Osun State Investment Company Limited before serving as the Osun State Commissioner of Finance for eight years.
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 tasked the new appointees 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.”