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 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.
The new NIWA MD was a deputy national chairman in the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN). He contested for the Adamawa governorship primary in 2014 but lost at the primary.