The Managing Director of the National inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Hajia Inna Ciroma, on Wednesday tendered her resignation letter, with effect from May 28. This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Tayo Fadile, the authority’s General Manager, Corporate Affairs, and made available to newsmen in Lokoja.
The statement quoted the information from her Letter of resignation addressed to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF). It stated that the former Minister of Women Affairs, thanked President Goodluck Jonathan, for giving her the opportunity to serve in that capacity. “It will be recalled that Ciroma assumed duty as the Managing Director of NIWA on May 13, 2013 following her appointment by the President.
“Ciroma, who is also a former National Women Leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said her decision to resign was honourable and the right thing to do,” the statement said. It quoted her as thanking the management and staff of NIWA for their cooperation throughout her tenure as the Chief Executive Officer of the authority.