By Dipo Awojobi – President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed, Dakuku Peterside as Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA).
A statement by the Director of Public Relations, Ministry of Transport, Yetunde Sonaike, issued Thursday in Abuja said the appointment was with immediate effect.
Mr. Peterside was the governorship candidate of APC in April 11, 2015 governorship election in Rivers State and also a former member, House of Representative from 2011 to 2015.
The new NIMASA D.G holds a doctorate degree in Management Science from the University of Port Harcourt and MBA in Business Administration.
He also obtained a bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences (B.MLS) in Hematology from Rivers State University of Science and Technology.
NIMASA is under the supervision of the ministry of transport.