President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the National Auditor of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) George Muoghalu as the new Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA).
Muoghalu’s appointment is coming shortly after President Muhammadu Buhari appointed the immediate past NIWA Managing Director, Sen. Olorunnimbe Mamora as the Minister of State for Health.
According to a statement issued by NIWA spokesman, Tayo Fadile on Wednesday, both Muoghalu and the NIWA acting Managing Director, Danladi Ibrahim confirmed the development.
Muoghalu is the eighth Managing Director of NIWA since its inception in 1998. Past Managing Directors of the agency are Engr. Diori Rabiu Abubaka;, Engr Zubairu Yakubu; Mrs Chinwe Ezenwa ( ACTINGg MD); Arch. Aminu Yar’adua; Mrs Mariam Ciroma, Mr. Boss Mustapha, and Sen. Olorunnimbe Mamora.
NIWA was established to provide regulatory, economic and operational leadership in the nation’s waterways system and develop infrastructures for an efficient intermodal transportation system in line with global best practices that is safe, seamless and affordable, with a vision to making Nigeria the leader in inland waterways transportation development and management in Africa.