Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Group Executive Vice Chairman, SIFAX Group, has urged the newly elected President-General of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), Comrade Adewale Adeyanju to make stakeholder engagement a critical strategy as he assumed the mantle of leadership. In a congratulatory message sent to Adeyanju and his new executive team, Afolabi, who described […]Continue Reading
Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Group Executive Vice Chairman, SIFAX Group, has implored the Federal Government to review the country’s educational curriculum to incorporate the teaching of maritime-related subjects at the secondary school level.Continue Reading
SIFAX Boss Canvasses Implementation of Cabotage Law
Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Group Executive Vice Chairman of SIFAX Group, has urged the Federal Government to put processes in place for the implementation of the Nigerian Cabotage Law.
He said the non-implementation of the law has negatively affected the capacity of the maritime industry and its practitioners to maximally contribute to the nation’s economic growth.Continue Reading
SIFAX Boss Donates Vicarage to Church
Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Group Executive Vice Chairman of SIFAX Group, has extended his philanthropic gestures to a church, St. Mark’s Anglican Church, Isade Ijebu, Ogun state with the donation of a vicarage.
The vicarage, a multi-million naira four-bedroom flat and a two-room chalet, will serve the need of the church’s vicar and guests. The vicarage was commissioned recently by Right Reverend Ayodele Awosoga, the Bishop of Ijebu Diocese (Anglican Communion).
Speaking at the commissioning ceremony attended by clergy and laity across the diocese, the Bishop eulogized Dr. Taiwo Afolabi for the donation, adding that the new vicarage has made the church at Isade Ijebu an envy among its contemporaries in the diocese.Continue Reading
Decline Crude Oil Earnings Should Shift Govt. Focus to Maritime — SIFAX CEO
Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, the Group Executive Vice Chairman, SIFAX Group, has urged the Federal Government to make a good use of the current economic challenges that have seen a sharp decline in crude oil earnings and naira exchange rate by paying more attention to the development of the country’s maritime sector.
Speaking at the maiden edition of the Taiwo Afolabi Annual Maritime Conference held at the University of Lagos with the theme: “Africa’s Maritime Capital: Nigeria and Her Potentials”, Afolabi said the maritime industry possessed the potentials to rescue the country from the current economic troubles by becoming the primary source of revenue for the government.Continue Reading
IFAX Group Boss Identifies Measures for African Maritime Development
Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Group Executive Vice Chairman, SIFAX Group, has identified measures that should be instituted in order for African investors to collaborate and contribute meaningfully to the development of the continent’s maritime industry.
These measures include the creation of incentive development, lowering of tariffs and logistics cost, creating a conducive atmosphere, building an African maritime cluster and creating partnerships between the main logistics hubs in Africa.Continue Reading
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Ship ownership, improved cargo and passenger volume, reliable utilities, security and a concerted war against corruption have been identified as some of the major means of developing the country’s maritime industry…Continue Reading