Mobereola to resume work this week as NIMASA boss

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dayo Mobereola will resume duty this week, Westernpost can authoritatively reveal.

Westernpost investigation indicates that politics and high intrigue had preceded his appointment, and even after it was made public, people opposed to him persisted in their efforts.

However, a reliable source told Westernpost he will receive the final approval this week when the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator George Akume hands him the instrument of office,

President Bola Tinubu appointed the former Lagos Commissioner for Transportation and ex-managing director of Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority ( LAMATA) a week ago, following the exit of Mr Bashir Jamoh, whose tenure expired recently.

A statement issued by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Tinubu, Ajuri Ngelale, said the President expects Mobereola to bring his vast experience to bear in his new role and to achieve the mandate of NIMASA in providing world-leading standards of maritime safety administration.

Mobereola was the Managing Director of the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) from 2003 to 2015 and was also the Commissioner for Transportation in Lagos State from 2015 to 2016.

In the private sector, he was Deputy Managing Director and Project Development Director at AFM Consulting Plc, London.

He was also a Senior Economist at British Petroleum Shipping Limited, London.

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