Engr. Makoju who served as Special Adviser (Electric power) to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria under two separate administrations is dead the family source confirmed this to OBSERVERSTIMES.
Engr. Joseph Oyenani Makoju he was the Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of the Company.
Engr. Makoju was appointed to the Board of Dangote Cement Plc in 2010, as a Non-Executive Director. He became acting Managing Director /Chief Executive from December 22, 2017 up to the date of this appointment, April 20, 2018.
Engr. Makoju has worked in several world class corporations including Shell BP, Blue Circle (UK) and WAPCO (now Lafarge Africa), which he led as Managing Director/CEO before taking up the appointment as Managing Director/CEO of National Electric Power Authority.
Engr. Makoju also served as Special Adviser (Electric power) to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria under two separate administrations.
Engr. Makoju holds a B.Sc. and an M.Phil. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nottingham UK.
He retire as GMD/CEO effective January 31, 2020, a position he has held since 2018.
Mr Makoju, popularly called Mr. Cement, is bowed out after 45 years of transformational leadership in the cement industry.
Makoju, died at a private hospital in Abuja on Monday.
Details of his death were not available at press time.