The Board and Management of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) have joined the wide array of maritime stakeholders to pay a condolence visit to the family of late Barr. (Mrs.) Margaret Orakwusi.
In a condolence letter presented by Mallam Samaila Abdullahi the Chairman of the Council’s Governing Board, the Board expressed shock over the news of the passing of one of them.
“We woke up to the very sad and devastating news of the death of our dear friend and sister, Mrs. Margaret Onyema- Orakwusi.”
“While no one can question God Almighty, the suddenness of her passing was most shocking not only to us, her comrades on the Governing Board of Nigerian Shippers’ Council, but indeed to the generality of stakeholders in the maritime industry in Nigeria.”
“Orakwusi was a consummate businesswoman, a great patriot, and easily one of the most successful, knowledgeable and important voices in the maritime sector of our country”‘, the letter said.
The Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of NSC, Rt. Honourable Emmanuel Jime described late Barr. Mrs. Margaret Orakwusi as a rare gem, adding that she contributed greatly to the development of the nation’s maritime sector.
Jime who was represented by the Director, Human Resources Management Department of the Council, Mrs. Adaku Okam stated this during the condolence visit to the Orakwusi family in Ikoyi, Lagos.
NSC’s Chief Executive, Jime, called on the children of the deceased to preserve her legacy, particularly in the maritime sector.
This information was disseminated in a press statement signed by Rakiya Dhikru-Yagboyaju,
Deputy Director, Public Relations Unit
at Shippers’ Council.