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The newly appointed Executive Secretary/CEO of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Mr. Akutah Pius Ukeyima, officially assumed his duties on Wednesday at the Council’s Headquarters in Lagos.
He expressed his commitment and readiness for teamwork during his administration.
Upon his arrival, Mr. Ukeyima was warmly received by the Council’s management and staff. In his inaugural address, he expressed his eagerness to hit the ground running and highlighted his commitment to fostering a spirit of teamwork for the realization of the Council’s mandate, particularly within the context of the Marine and Blue Economy.
Mr. Ukeyima underscored the integral role of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council in advancing the agenda of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, His Excellency Gboyega Oyetola, in the realm of Marine and Blue Economy.
He emphasized the importance of diversifying the nation’s economy away from over-reliance on oil revenues and commended the Federal Government’s bold and pragmatic step in creating the Ministry of Marine and Blue Economy. This move, he noted, significantly amplifies the Council’s responsibilities.
Mr. Ukeyima acknowledged the expertise and experience of the Council’s staff, describing them as highly knowledgeable and well-equipped for the tasks ahead. He pledged to lead as a servant leader and assured that his tenure would reward hard work and commitment. He affirmed, “Sometimes we don’t appreciate knowledge, but moving forward, we will reward hard work.”
The new NSC boss expressed his gratitude to the Council’s management and staff for the warm reception extended to him as he takes on this pivotal role.
With Mr. Ukeyima’s assumption of office, the Nigerian Shippers’ Council looks forward to a period of innovative leadership and collaboration in line with the nation’s aspirations for a diversified and robust economy.