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President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of new chief executive officers (CEOs) for two strategic parastatals under the ministry of Marine and Blue Economy.

According to a statement by Ajuri Ngelale, the president’s spokesman, Alhaji Munirudeen Bola Oyebamiji is the new Managing Director/CEO, of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) while Mr. Akutah Pius Ukeyima takes over as the Executive Secretary/CEO for the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC).

The two appointments, according to the statement, are in line with the recommendations of the minister of marine and blue economy, Alhaji Adegboyega Oyetola

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.

Mr. Akutah Ukeyima on the other hand 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,” the statement by Ngelale reads.

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