FG Appoints Sumaila Akaba As Sole Administrator For Ajaokuta Steel Plant

The appointment of Abdul-Akaba Sumaila, as the Acting Sole Administrator of the Ajaokuta Steel Complex, has been announce by the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi.

According to Premium Times, Sumaila who is a fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, replaces Joseph Isah, who retired from the civil service in September, having attained the mandatory 35 years in service.


Sumaila who holds a Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, from the University of Ilorin, Ilorin, and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Business School Netherlands, was until his appointment, a Senior Advisor, Government Relations with Shell Petroleum Development Company.

The appointment takes immediate effect, a statement by Olayinka Oyebode, Special Assistant on Media to the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, said.

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