By Musa Adamu
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has announced the appointment of Engr. Abdul-Akaba Sumaila, as the Acting Sole Administrator of the Ajaokuta Steel Complex.
Sumaila replaces Mr Joseph Isah, who retired from the civil service last month, having attained the mandatory 35 years in service.
A statement issued by the ministry described the new helmsman as a trained engineer and Project Manager and a fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE).
It said he was until his appointment, a Senior Advisor, Government Relations with Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC).
It said he holds a Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, from the University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Business School Netherlands (BSN).
It said the appointment takes immediate effect.