APC Governorship candidate for Rivers state in the April 11 2015 general elections Dr Dakuku Peterside, has been appointed on Thursday as the Director General of Nigerian Maritime administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), by the Federal Government.
This was announced in a statement signed by Yetunde Sonaike, the Director, Public Relations, Ministry of Transportation in Abuja said that the appointment was with immediate effect.
Peterside was also a former member, House of Representative from 2011 to 2015.
According to the statement, Peterside has a Doctorate Degree in Management Science from the University of Port Harcourt and MBA in Business Administration.
He also holds a Bachelor Degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences (B.MLS) in Hematology from Rivers State University of Science and Technology.