Ex-NIMASA DG, Mfong Usoro Emerges CILT-Nig President

…Seeks Collaboration with Other Contestants

Former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Barr Mfong Ekong Usoro has been elected as president of the prestigious Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport, Nigeria(CILT-NIG)

The election took place on Saturday in Abuja.

Barr Usoro giving her acceptance speech at the elections on Saturday.

Usoro got 154 vote to defeat two other males contestants; Chief Igna Owums who got 18 votes and Barr. Dr. Alban Igwe who got 12 votes.

Announcing the results of the election which was conducted both physically and virtually, the Chairperson of the CILT 2021 National Elections, Mrs Moji Jimoh expressed happiness over the smooth electioneering process, and the professional conduct of members during the elections.

Other officers elected were; Dr. Aminu Yusuf (former DG NITT Zaria as the Deputy National President , Mrs Margret Ogbonnah as the Vice President West, others are Billy D. Filibus as Vice President North, Adeyinwo Olanisesede Rail mode, Usman Shuaibu Martime mode, Aviation mode goes to Queen N. Ajayi, Sani M. Ibrahim Road mode, Logistics Modes was Bolaji O. Olowoye.

Also elected were Olumode Ibrahim for Pipeline mode and Juliana O. Saka female Rep. of the Council.

The founder of Women in Logistics and Transport (WILAT)globally, Haiya Aisha Ali Ibrahim retained her position as Permanent Council Member of CILT -Nig. while Dr Usman Gidado the International Vice President Nigeria is also a Council Member, other Council members include the branch Chairmen and President of CILT Next generation.

Usoro has taken over from Alh. Abubakar Jibrin who uccessfully completed his two terms.

Earlier, in her acceptance speech, the President-elect, Barr Usoro thanked all members for their support.

She stated that “CILT-NIG is for everyone, i invite all to come together and work as a team”

She however stated that the election is over, there is no looser, but urged all members to be on board as this is a ”new era for Cilt -Nigeria”

The election was attended by professional members and it was conducted peacefully in a free and fair atmosphere.

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