he uncommon convergence of vision, studiousness, professionalism, tenacity, versatility as well as diplomacy has uniquely defined the personality of Dr. Musa Waziri Kwajaffa.
Born on the 7th of July 1970, he started his early education at Kwajaffa Central Primary School, Borno state where he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate in 1982. Progressively, he obtained his secondary school certificate in 1987 from Abdulazeez Atta Memorial College, Okene, Kogi state; High School Certificate in 1988 from Federal College of Arts and Science, Sokoto, Bachelor of Technology Degree in Soil Science (B. Tech Degree) in 1995 from Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger state.
Musa Waziri Kwajaffa has an enviable working and challenging career that spanned over 22 years. After his NYSC Service at Port-Harcourt Refinery Company, he joined Cybernetic Nigeria Ltd and worked as Chief Extension Officer from 1997 – 1999. In 2000, he joined Standard Construction Ltd, Kano as Administrative Officer till 2012. Here, he was in charge of daily operational activities at the site including staff recruitment as well as interfacing between the site supervisors and the workers.
From 2002 to 2006, he worked as the as the Personnel Officer with Adran Mansoor Nigeria Ltd, Port- Harcourt, here he brought to bear his skills in adaptability, courtesy, friendliness and diplomacy as he had to work with expatriates of different nationalities earning him a diversified experience and refined managerial skills.
He joined Damas Oil and Marine Service Ltd, Port-Harcourt as the Personnel Manager from 2006 till 2009 with more added responsibilities.
Musa Waziri Kwajaffa, always gunning for the highest, secured another appointment with Aqua Shield Oil and Marine Services Ltd, Port-Harcourt where he worked variously as Admin/Logistics Manager and Crew/Operations Manager.
He was involved in the management of oil vessels and its crew, shipping, logistics, staff recruitment and training, keeping to both local and international regulations, codes and guidelines, maintenance of safety guidelines and protocols.
Dr. Musa Waziri Kwajaffa with such huge wealth of experience in Oil Vessel Fleet management, Shipping and Marine operations as well as oil services administration has since 2014 bestrode over three different companies namely Freedom Marine Ltd, Aquawave Oil and Marine Services Ltd and Incar Petroleum Ltd as their Executive Director, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer and Marine Consultant respectively.
Musa Waziri Kwajaffa at various times had entered into operate-and-manage agreements with the following clients:
- Total Explorations and Production Nigeria
- Addax Petroleum Development if Nigeria
- Agip Oil Company Ltd
- West African Ventures
- Afren Nigeria Ltd
- SPDC – Operates and Manage 6 units of armed Gunboats.
Musa Waziri Kwajaffa sees challenges as a stepping stone. He loves exploring new grounds as a dynamic and result-oriented team leader. He is highly skilled and professional in his conduct. He has by dint of hard work, commitment and diligence acquired great experience and had successfully managed many businesses to profitability. His admixture and working with different Nationalities from different parts of the globe made him acquire some diplomatic traits and refinement as well as appearing very distinguished.
He is happily married with three lovely children.
He was conferred with a Doctor of Science in Petroleum Resources Management by the European-American University of Dominican Republic, Caribbean Islands.
Starman Magazine is highly satisfied with these towering achievements of Dr. Musa Waziri Kwajaffa and hereby confers on him today, Starman Distinguished Award for Human Capital Development and Administrator Par Excellence.