Capt. Adeyemo, Foremost Master Mariner & Former NIWA Board member Dies at 84.


Captain Niyi Adeyemo, renowned Master mariner and former Board member of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) is dead.

A close family source confirmed the news of his death on Monday evening.


Adeyemo who also served as the President, Nigerian Association of Master Mariners (NAMM) passed at about 2pm yesterday.

Fondly called Baba, at NIWA, he worked towards the growth and development of Inland waterways in the country.

He was also one of the nation’s foremost consultants in marine engineering, nautical science, marine surveys and ship management.

Burial arrangement will be announced by the family.

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