President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Emmanuel Jime as the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Shippers Council.
Jime was the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Benue State in the 2019 election, where he narrowly lost the poll to the incumbent governor, Samuel Ortom of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP)
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law and brings his wealth of experience to the new role having distinguished himself in several public offices.
He was at a time Managing Director at the Nigeria Export Processing Zone Authority (NEPZA), a two-term member of the House of Representatives representing Makurdi/Guma Federal constituency in Benue State between 2007 and 2015, and Speaker of the State House of Assembly from 1992 to 1993.
The appointment is for a renewable four-year tenure.