Postmaster General Tola Odeyemi Officially Takes Office
The new Postmaster General of the Federation and Chief Executive Officer, Miss Tola Odeyemi, assumed duty at the NIPOST Corporate Headquarters today 16 October 2023 with a pledge to build on the legacy of her predecessors to advance the postal organization into its rightful position both locally and globally leveraging technology to make NIPOST logistics, e-commerce, and other postal services reliable, efficient, and effective.
Tola Odeyemi is an experienced, seasoned professional engineer with over 15 years of wealth of knowledge spanning both the public and private sector in Tech policy and Government Regulatory roles working at senior government levels at both state and federal.
Her appointment is to lead NIPOST into a new era of innovation, modernization, and transformation, in line with the Renewed Hope Agenda of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, (GCFR) bringing into the position decades of experience in the field of strategy development, Implementation.
The Postmaster General of the Federation, Miss Tola Odeyemi said, “The essence of every administration lies in the ability to ensure continuity while staying focused on its core values and mandate, striving to maximize its potentials, and adapting to change and involving commitment’’.
“NIPOST has a legacy that was forged by hard work, the vision of those before me, and posterity will be indeed kind to them’’.
“As I assume this role, I came to build on the commendable work of my predecessors, my aspirations are not only to solidify NIPOST’s status as one of the leading Postal Operators in the world but to critically commence to build trade and make NIPOST the commerce and logistics hub in the world by providing postal services that meet the needs of Nigerians, irrespective of the location’’.
The Postmaster General expressed her profound gratitude to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for entrusting her with the duty of Postmaster General of the Federation, a national assignment that she holds dear to her heart.
As the first female to hold this position since NIPOST’s existence, her appointment is a testament to the strides our Nation is making to close the gender and age gap in governance in Nigeria. She promised to consolidate what she meets on the ground and promised to even do better with the cooperation of staff.