President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-constitution of Governing Boards of five parastatals under of the Ministry Transportation.


The parastatals affected include the Nigerian Shippers’ Council, Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT), Maritime Academy of Nigerian (MAN), National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) and Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).

In a press release today April 6, 2022 signed by Director of Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Transport, Eric Ojiekwe, the following Parastatals Boards have been approved for reconstitution:

  1. Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC)
    ii. Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT)
    iii. Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron (MAN, ORON)
    iv. National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA)
    v. Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA)

The Board members are as follows:

  1. Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC)
    a. Lawal Sama’ila Abdullahi – Chairman
    b. Rufai Ahmed Akambi – Member
    c. Usen Ekong Udoh – Member
    d. Otunba Oluseyi Oduntan – Member
    e. Violet Oliatan Williams – Member
    f. Mohammed Allamin Kam-Salem – Member
    g. Hon. Emmanuel Lyambee Jime – Executive Secretary/CEO
  2. Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT)
    a. Hon Ejike Njeze – Chairman
    b. Alh. Amuda Seriki – Member
    c. Mr. Muhiydeen Sani Awwal – Member
    d. Mr. Paul Eluhaiwe – Member
    e. Hon. Gbenga Elegbele – Member
    f. Sen. Tutare Abubakar – Member
    g. Dr. Bayaro S. Farah – Director-General/CEO
  3. Maritime Academy of Nigeria, (MAN, ORON)

a. Rear Adm. Jacob Adekunle Ajani – Chairman
b. Alh. Abdullah Nurudeen – Member
c. Larry Odeh – Member
d. Commodore D. E. Effedua – Rector/CEO

4. National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA)
a. Hon. Binta Masi Garba – Chairman
b. Chibuike Ikenga – Member
c. Chief (Dr) George N. Moghalu – Managing Director/CEO

5. Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA)
a. Chief Akinwunmi Ricketts – Chairman
b. Sen. Ayogu Eze – Member
c. Ghazali Moh’d – Member
d. Abdullazeez Nyako – Member
e. Abdulwahab Adeshina – Member
f. Mustapha Aminu Dutse – Member
g. Ms. Adenrele Susana Adeshina – Executive Director, Finance
h. Mohammed Bello Koko – Managing Director/CE

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