Pioneer Board of Governors/Advisory Board

Its foremost organ is the Board of Governors, charged under its constitution with performing advisory and consultative duties to the association. Maritime Arbitrators Association of Nigeria has a stellar collection for a Board of Governors

Senator Onyeabo Obi FCIArb

A senior member of the Nigerian Bar; seasoned arbitrator and renowned arbitration practitioner member of the advisory board Regional Center for International Commercial Arbitration.

Professor Michael A. Ajomo

Professor of International law, lecturer on International law of the sea; FCI Arb Dip. International law, former Director General of Nigerian Institute of advanced legal studies and president of Nigerian Society of International law now principal partner in M.A. Ajomo & Co.

Mr. Chidi Ilogu MCI Arb

A leading practitioner and commentator on maritime law, consultant to the International Maritime Organisation [IMO] now senior partner Foundation Chambers.

Mrs. Ify Akerele

The Director General, Nigerian Chamber of Shipping and former Executive Secretary Institute of Directors (IOD), resently a consultant to the United Nations Children Fund, member of the Chartered Institute of Management, the Good Governace group and the International Hospital Federation UK.

Mr. Mofe Boyo

A lawyer and specialist in the shipping and the oil services industry and Deputy Group Managing Director Oando Plc an integrated energy services company, the largest petroleum products marketer in Nigeria with significant upstream assets.

Mr. P. L. Carrodano

The Managing Director of Comet Group which comprises Comet Shipping Agencies Nigeria ltd, Nigeria America Line Ltd, Five Star Logistics Ltd, Tethys-Plantgeria Ltd, Plantgeria Company Ltd, Danelec Ltd, Danelec FZE and Best Trade Ltd.

Captain E. Ihenacho

The Managing Director of Genesis Worldwide Shipping and Chairman, Integrated Oil and Gas Limited. He is an experienced maritime executive and industry veteran. He was awarded the National Maritime Merit Award of Best Master Mariner in Nigeria for the year 1999. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Transport and the Nautical Institute.

Hon. Justice E. O. Sanyaolu (Rtd.)

An experienced arbitrator and retired Judge of the Federal High Court, the arm of the Nigerian Judiciary constitutionally vested with exclusive jurisdiction over admiralty and maritime matters.