Miss Tola Odeyemi, the brand new Postmaster wellknown of the Federation and leader government Officer, Nigerian Postal provider (NIPOST), on Monday (October 16, 2023), assumed duty.
Who’s Tola Odeyemi?
Odeyemi is an experienced and professional engineer with over 15 years of wealth of knowledge spanning each public and private sectors in technology policy and authorities regulatory roles.
Her heritage is in electric and structures Engineering.
She had worked in senior capacities at each state and Federal authorities ranges.
Odeyemi is also the first female to preserve the position due to the fact NIPOST came into lifestyles in 1995
Before her appointment with the aid of President Bila Ahmed Tinubu as NIPOST Postmaster general, she changed into;
Head of presidency members of the family, West Africa – Binance [May 2022 – September 2023]
Head of Public policy, West Africa – Uber [August 2019 – December 2021]
government Secretary/Senior special Assistant to the Lagos nation Governor – Lagos state authorities [January 2018 – May 2019]
Special assistant to the governor (global Outreach & Partnerships) – Lagos nation government [January 2016 – January 2018]
Group Lead, enterprise Infrastructure and generation venture (South West Implementation) – critical bank of Nigeria [December 2011 – December 2015]
Enterprise improvement manager/venture manager – EDS power [2009 – 2010]
Facility supervisor/external projects manager – twenty first Century technology [2007 – 2009]
Mission supervisor – Owen software development business enterprise [2005 – 2007]
Summer Intern – Accenture .
Odeyemi, whilst addressing the management team of workers, pledged to build at the legacy of her predecessors to advance the postal organisation domestically and globally.
She promised to leverage technology and make NIPOST logistics, e-trade, and other postal services fingers efficient.
“The essence of every administration lies in the capability to make certain continuity, even as staying centered on its middle values and mandate, at the same time as striving to maximize its potentials, and adapting to exchange.
NIPOST has a legacy that turned into solid with the aid of difficult paintings and the imaginative and prescient of these earlier than me, and posterity will certainly be type to them.
“I came to build on the commendable paintings of my predecessors, my aspirations aren’t only to solidify NIPOST reputation as a main Postal Operator.
“As I assume this function, I additionally want to make NIPOST a international class e- commerce and logistics hub,” the PMG said.