President Buhari has sacked Patrick Ziakede Akpobolokemi
as Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration
and Safety Agency (NIMASA).
In a statement by the special adviser to the President on
media and publicity, Femi Adesina, the termination of
Akpobolokemi’s appointment takes immediate effect.
“He is to hand over the management of NIMASA and all
government property in his possession to the most senior
officer in the agency who will remain in charge until a new
Director-General is appointed,” the statement said.
He was reappointed for another four-year tenure in October
2014 by former President Goodluck Jonathan when the first