Former Executive Director, Maritime Labour and Cabotage Services, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Calistus Nwabueze Obi, yesterday, assumed office as the acting Director-General of the agency.
He replaced Dr. Ziakede Patrick Akpobolokemi, who was sacked last week by the Federal Government.
According to a statement issued by NIMASA’s Deputy Director/Head Public Relations, Isichei Osamgbi, Obi brings over two decades experience in the public sector, law practice and the maritime industry to this new responsibility.
Born on May 1, 1964 Obi, who hails from Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State studied Law at the University of Nigeria Nsukka and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1991 after duly completing the mandatory studies at the Law School.
He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Administration from the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria.
Source: The Guardian