By Asu Becks
Mr Victor ONUZURUIKE who is the Director Audit at the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency is a Chartered Accountant. He holds an Msc in contemporary accounting from the Leeds Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom. He also holds an MBA in Maritime Management Technology and an Msc in Transport Studies.
Nicknamed “Mr Chairman” by staff of NIMASA due to his open door policy and the fatherly role he plays at the Agency, Mr Onuzuirike is also a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation , Associate Member Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Nigeria and Member Institute of Administrative Accounting, London among other globally recognized bodies. He started is working career as an Executive Officer at the Nigerian Legal Aide Council before joining NIMASA where he grew through the ranks to become Director Audit in 2017.
He has carried out researches in the ” Capital Market as an Agent of Economic Development, ” Oil Bunkering in Niger Delta” and ” Ship Financing ” among others. Mr Victor ONUZURUIKE was recently inducted into the Maritime Hall of FAME as a Living LEGEND of Nigeria’s Maritime Industry by Maritime Media Ltd.