NIWA MD Promises to Improve Staff Welfare

The Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Sen. Adeleke Olorunnimbe Mamora has promised to improve staff Welfare.

He made the promise while delivering a speech at the Authority’s 2018 end of year party that took place at the Headquarters premises in Lokoja.

The Managing Director said the NIWA amendment Act is still alive with the National Assembly and all efforts are being made to see the successful passage of the Amendment Act.

Senator Mamora encouraged staff to always put in the best and promised to pay the thirteen-month Salary in order to put smile on the faces of the workers during this Christmas season.

Highlights of the event was the award of the best Area office which went to the Lagos Area office and best staff of the year 2018 to Mr. Jethro John Jalgi also from Lagos Area Office.

Also, three General Managers and one Deputy General Manager that have retired from the services of NIWA were all honoured by the Management and staff of Authority. They are Engr. Festus Ojimba, former General Manager Engineering Department, Engr. Elias Amago, General Manager (Project Management and Special Duties), Mr. Bawa Zakari, former General Manager, Audit and Capt. White who until his retirement was Deputy General Manager (Marine).

In his response, on behalf of the retired General Managers, Engr. Ojimba thanked the Authority for considering them worthy of being honoured while Jethro John Jalgi express his gratitude to the Management and staff of NIWA for recommending him as the best Staff of the year 2018.

Earlier, the General Manager Corporate Affairs, Mr. Tayo Fadile welcomed all staff and invited guests to the 2018 end of the year party and prayed that the years ahead will be a more rewarding for all.

By Tayo Fadile
GM (Corporate Affairs)
National Inland Waterways Authority.

Installation of Baro River Port Cargo Handling Equipment Completed

The Baro river port Cargo handling equipment installation has been completed and this is official.

The MD/CEO of NIWA, Senator (Dr.) Adeleke Olorunnimbe Mamora confirmed this yesterday on the 22nd of December when he visited the Baro River Port to ascertain the level of work done. He was impressed by what he saw and the contractors are fixing the last equipment and assured the M/D that it will be ready in one week.

The M/D commended the contractors for a job well done and also the community for being a good host and encouraged them to ensure the safety and security of the River Port.

The M/D said the equipment at the Baro Port are first class and will bring glory not only to the Community and the state but the entire nation.

It will be recalled that the M/D directed National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) engineers to rehabilitate the access road to Baro Port to enable the contractors move their equipment to site and that has been achieved.

Baro River Port which is the flagship port in the North will be commissioned in no distant future by Mr. President, General Mohammadu Buhari.

Tayo Fadile.
GM (Corporate Affairs)
National Inland Waterways Authority

NIWA Facility tour Onitsha Inland Port

Onitsha River Port “an untapped gold mine” – FG

THE Federal Government has described the Onitsha River Port as an untapped gold mine and a sub sector all efforts should be geared towards revitalizing to make it functional.

It also said that the port is unique and exceptional from others in the country because of its three levels that goods can be brought in, namely: lower, middle and top levels which also makes it a great and wonderful port. This was disclosed by the Managing Director, National Inland Waterways Authority, NIWA, Sen Olorunimbe Mamora, during his maiden visit to Onitsha Area office of NIWA.

Mamora who was accompanied to Onitsha by some senior officials of NIWA from Lokoja, Kogi State, during the visit also described the transportation aspect of the NIWA operations as humongous in terms of gains accrueable from its operation.

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Sen. Mamora resumes as MD/CEO NIWA

Senator Adeleke Olorunnimbe Mamora on Wednesday assumed duty as the new Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), at the agency’s headquarters in Lokoja, Kogi State with the pledge to work as a team player in moving the authority to greater heights.

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