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Peterside appointed as NIMASA DG

DG NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside
Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Dr.
Warisenibo Dakuku Adolphus Peterside as the
Director General/CEO of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency

Peterside replaces Mr Haruna Baba
Jauro who until Thursday March 10, 2016 superintended the Agency in acting

holds a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree in Management Sciences (Organisational
Behaviour) from the University of Port Harcourt, with an MBA in Business
Administration and Bachelor Degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences (B.MLS) in
Haematology, both from the Rivers State University of Science and Technology.
has also attended high-level management trainings at prestigious institutions
including theHarvard Kennedy School, Harvard University, Kellog School of
Management Chicago, J. Mark Robinson College of Business Atlanta-Georgia all in
in the United States as well as the Galilee College in Israel amongst others.
Peterside was at various times the Chairman, Opobo-Nkoro Local Government Area
of Rivers State, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Rivers State on
Works, Executive Director of Development and Leadership Institute (DLI) and Commissioner
of Works in Rivers State.
2011, Peterside was elected to represent Andoni/Opobo-Nkoro Federal
Constituency in the House of Representatives where he chaired the House of Representatives
Committee on the Petroleum Resources (Downstream).
was the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for
Rivers State in the April 2015 general elections.
is a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants of Nigeria (IMCN) and
also holds membership of the Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM) as well as
Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN)
Born on December 31, 1970, the new
NIMASA DG is a native of Opobo Kingdom from Opobo-Nkoro Local Government Area
of Rivers State.

He is
married to Elima Peterside, a Lawyer and they have three children.
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