Adamawa’ former Senator Abdulaziz Nyako and Senator Binta Masi Garba have been appointed to serve with the Federal Ministry of Transportation.
With the re-establishment of the Nigerian Port Authority (NPA), the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), the Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT), the Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), ORON), and the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) as agencies under the federal ministry of transportation, Adamawa now has two former senators serving as Chairman and board member.
Binta Masi Garba was the former senator for Adamawa’s northern zone who was appoint by President Muhammadu Buhari as the Chairman NIWA board. Chibuike Ikenga is a member, and Chief (Dr.) George N. Moghalu is the agency’s Managing Director/CEO.
While Senator Abdulaziz Nyako (former Senator of Adamawa Central) was appointed to the NPA governing council as approved by the President.
Sen. Ayogu Eze, Ghazali Moh’d, Abdulwahab Adeshina, Mustapha Aminu Dutse, Ms. Adenrele Susana Adeshina, Director of Finance, and Mr. Mohammed Bello Koko, Managing Director/CEO, have all been appointed to the NPA Board of Directors.
The Nigerian Shippers’ Council has named Lawal Sama’ila Abdullahi as its Chairman. Rufai Ahmed Akambi, Usen Ekong Udoh, Otunba Oluseyi Oduntan, Violet Oliatan Williams, and Mohammed Allamin Kam-Salem are members of the board. The Executive Secretary/CEO is Hon. Emmanuel Lyambee Jime.
Hon. Ejike Njeze is the Chairman of the NITT. Alh. Amuda Seriki, Mr. Muhiydeen Sani Awwal, Mr. Paul Eluhaiwe, Hon. Gbenga Elegbele, and Sen. Tutare Abubakar are the members of the committee. Dr. Bayaro S. Farah will remain as Director-General and CEO.
The Chairman of the MAN, ORON is Rear Adm. Jacob Adekunle Ajani, while members include Alh. Abdullah Nurudeen and Larry Odeh, and the Rector/CEO is Commodore D. E. Effedua.
The inauguration of the boards by the Minister of Transportation would be communicated in due time, according to Mr. Eric Ojiekwe, Director, Press & PR, Federal Ministry of Transportation.
Many social media platforms were swamped by congratulations messages from well-meaning people, well-wishers, and supporters of the two senators.