Dakuku is new NIMASA Director-General
The Federal Government on Thursday appointed Dr. Dakuku Peterside as the Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). A statement signed by Yetunde Sonaike, the Director, Public Relations, Ministry of Transportation in Abuja said that the appointment was with immediate effect.
Peterside was the governorship candidate of APC in April.11, 2015 governorship election in River State and also a former member, House of Representative between 2011 and 2015. He holds a Doctorate Degree in Management Science from the University of Port Harcourt and MBA in Business Administration. He also holds a Bachelor Degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences (B.MLS) in Hematology from Rivers State University of Science and Technology.
Peterside is an acolyte of Rotimi Amaechi and his appointment is seen as compensation for his loss of the governorship election in Rivers State.