Headlines NPA, NIMASA get new Directors By maritimemag January 5, 2024 ShareTweet 0 By Abiodun OBA New Executive Directors have been appointed for the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA. A statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale on Thursday, explained that the two agencies are under the Federal Ministry of Marine and Blue Economy. The new Executive Directors appointed by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for NPA 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. Those appointed as new Executive Directors for NIMASA, are Mr. Jibril Abba, Executive Director, Maritime Labour & Cabotage Services, Mr. Chudi Offodile, Executive Director, Finance & Administration and Engr. Fatai Taye Adeyemi, Executive Director, Operations. The statement read, “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.” © 2024, maritimemag. All rights reserved.