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).