According to reports, the federal government Tuesday announced the appointment of Mr. Abdul-Akaba Sumaila as the Acting Sole Administrator of the Ajaokuta Steel Complex.
Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on behalf of the government, made the announcement in Abuja.
Sumaila replaces Mr. Joseph Isah, who retired from the civil service last month, having attained the mandatory 35 years in service.
A trained engineer and project manager, Sumaila is a fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers. He was until his appointment, a Senior Advisor, Government Relations with Shell Petroleum Development Company.
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).
The appointment takes immediate effect.