Foremost Master Mariner Captain Niyi Adeyemo is dead 

Capt. Niyi Adeyemo


A foremost Nigerian Master Mariner, Captain Niyi Adeyemo, is dead.

Aged 84 years, Adeyemo died at about 2 p.m. on Monday in his home in Iju, Lagos.

Vice President of the Association of Marine Engineers and Surveyors (AMES), Engr. Emmanule Ilori, confirmed Adeyemo’s death to SHIPS & PORTS in a telephone conversation on Monday afternoon.

The late Captain Adeyemo served as the President, Nigerian Association of Master Mariners (NAMM).

He was also a Board member of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA).

The late Master Mariner also worked as a consultant on marine engineering, nautical issues, maritime projects, marine surveying and ship management businesses.