In accordance with the suggestions of the Minister in charge, Adegboyega Oyetola, President Bola Tinubu has authorized the appointment of two new Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) for Parastatals and Agencies within the Federal Ministry of Marine and Blue Economy.
Alhaji Munirudeen Bola Oyebamiji as Managing Director/CEO of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) and Mr. Akutah Pius Ukeyima as Executive Secretary/CEO of Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) are the latest appointees, according to a statement released on Wednesday by Presidential spokesman Ajuri Ngelale.
He added that Oyebamiji has a master’s degree in business administration and public administration in addition to being a graduate of banking and finance.
“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.