OBITUARY: Ex-NIMASA Executive Director, Rotimi Fashakin is dead

Ex-NIMASA Executive Director, Rotimi Fashakin is dead 

The immediate past Executive Director Operations at the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Engr. Rotimi Fashakin is dead. 

Fashakin, who served as NIMASA’s Executive Director from 2016 to March 2020, died on Saturday evening in the United Kingdom.

A statement issued by one of the deceased’s siblings, Emmanuel Fashakin, reads: “With a heavy heart, and profound sorrow, I wish to inform you of the death of our brother, husband, father, Engr Joseph Rotimi Fashakin, MNSE, former Executive Director at NIMASA, at Buckingham, England on Saturday, September 24, 2022. He was 59 years old. 

“He is survived by his widow, Mrs Busola Fashakin, Asst Comptroller of Immigration and children, James Toluwalase Fashakin, Daniel Ayomide Fashakin and Sarah Fashakin.”

According to family sources, Fashakin was, until his death, studying Law at the University of Buckingham, and was billed to graduate in December.

The late Fashakin was a spokesman of the now defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) – one of the legacy parties of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

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