The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) now has a General Manager, Corporate Affairs. He is Mr. Tayo Fadile. The elevation of Fadile, who has been handling the image of the Federal Ministry of Transport parastatal which has its headquarters in the Kogi State capital, Lokoja, was contained in a letter signed by the Managing Director of NIWA, Hajiya Inna Maryam Ciroma.
According to the letter obtained by SHIPS & PORTS DAILY, Ciroma said the Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Umar, approved the promotion of Fadile to the position of General Manager, Corporate Affairs (GL.17) and hoped that he will be sufficiently motivated to lift his performance for the attainment of the Authority’s goals and objectives.
NIWA is a Federal Government agency responsible for navigation and safety of Nigeria’s vast inland waterways. A member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Fadile has undergone various public relations training programmes in the USA, UK, Malaysia, Singapore, South Africa, Kenya, Ghana and UAE. He is married to Mrs. Tessy Fadile, a lawyer and they are blessed with children.