Contrary to insinuations, the newly appointed Board Chairman of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Oron, Akwa Ibom State, Rear Adm. Jacob Adekunle Ajani (rtd) is not related to the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Transportation (FMOT), Dr. Magdalene Ajani.
“Though their surnames are similar, they are not directly or remotely related at all,” a staff in the office of the Permanent Secretary informed SHIPS & PORTS on Friday.
The Director of Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Transportation, Eric Ojiekwe, also confirmed that the two are not related either by birth or marriage.
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