President Buhari Appoints Gida Mustapha as NIWA MD

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr. Boss Gida Mustapha, as the new Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA).

This was contained in a statement issued on Thursday 23rd of June, by the Director (Press) in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Bolaji Adebiyi.

The new appointment, the statement said, is for a term of four (4) years in the first instance.

It also disclosed that Mr. Mustapha is a lawyer with extensive experience in both private and public sectors in management positions.


  1. Samuel 24 June 2016 at 4:07 pm

    May God give you wisdom uncle Boss to take NIWA to unimaginable height.

  2. Emmanuel Ayuba 24 June 2016 at 9:52 pm

    Boss mustapha is a man of many parts. Sir, your integrity humility and loyalty is something worth emulating. May the God u serve see you throughout your expected four years in office. Amen.

  3. Mike Jeero 25 June 2016 at 2:52 pm

    the right person for the job. huge experience with credible character.

  4. Nuraddeen Audi 27 June 2016 at 6:39 pm

    Congratulations to Mustapha. it is a well deserved appointment. I wish him successful tenure.

  5. Naseer Zaku 29 June 2016 at 6:43 pm

    May your reign bring lots of success to Nigeria Mr. Boss. May God guide continue to protect your reputations. Amen.

  6. Emmanuel Umoru 30 June 2016 at 7:06 pm

    When the righteous is in power the people rejoice. You are welcome.

  7. Oladapo Afolabi 1 July 2016 at 5:04 pm

    Reading your profile…..i can comfortably say president buhari has done well by appoiting you.May God bless you now and forever with everything you need to do well on this new assingment of yours.

  8. Okey Ezeh 2 July 2016 at 2:12 pm

    Congratulations Sir ,God will see you through this ,your experience is needed to position NIWA to a greater height.

  9. Oseremen Aisuodionoe - Shadrach 3 July 2016 at 1:21 pm

    Well deserving Uncle Boss. A change agent in a season of change. The best of NIWA is about to be revealed. Congratulations sir and wishing you a very successful tenure in office.

  10. MAMBAKS PETER 7 July 2016 at 8:35 pm

    With your vast knowledge in administration i know you will take NIWA to the highest level. Congratulations on your well deserved and merited appointment.

  11. Olufemi Olowookere 11 July 2016 at 10:37 am

    Congratulations sir. The Lord will grant you wisdom to take NIWA , Nigeria to greater height.

  12. Florentina ofoje 15 July 2016 at 9:46 pm

    Congratulations sir……..the best boss for the job….God’s grace sir.

  13. Sakoma Theophilus 4 August 2016 at 11:59 am


  14. Ibro 5 August 2016 at 5:58 am

    Kudos; no better choice @ this time, deserving in completeness . Congratulations

  15. Abba A. Ramalan 2 September 2016 at 12:35 pm

    May you be the rejuvenator.

  16. Quantity Surveyor Tunde Osinubi of the then FMW&H 6 October 2016 at 11:27 pm

    Congrats to a very senior Barrister and Politician. I wish you success as you have been recoding in other endeavours.

  17. Hyelda Bathon 9 October 2016 at 2:26 pm

    Congratulation to Barrister Boss Mustapha. May God grant you the ability to take NIWA to a higher height.

  18. Hon. Arokoyo David Femi 1 July 2021 at 12:12 pm

    May Allah grant him wisdom, knowledge to perform excellently in his new service to the nation