The agreement was reached in a meeting between the Director General of NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh and Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd.), in Abuja on Thursday.
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Nigeria’s Alternate Permanent Representative at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), Dirisu Abdulmumuni, was promoted to Deputy Director, alongside 61 others. Two hundred and thirty-three other staff were elevated to their next grade levels.
Amaechi extolled the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, for the initiative, saying, “This creative venture of clearing our waters of wrecks and derelicts, apart from guaranteeing better safety of navigation, opens up the prospects of many new investments in the maritime industry.
Making the announcement on Thursday, September 23rd, 2021, in Lagos, the Chairman, Selection Committee Zik Prize 2020, Professor Pat Utomi said the capacity of the Director General to have extensively managed the restructuring, reformation and repositioning of NIMASA earned him the prestigious award.
The chairman of the Senate Committee on Public Accounts, Senator Matthew Urhoghide, made this known while speaking with newsmen in Abuja.
The new Ship Registry Certificates now have QR Codes (Quick Response Codes) embedded in them to enable ship owners, stakeholders and regulatory agency’s enforcement officers verify the validity of the certificates.
Buhari said General Garba is lucky to have been born of “such a great mother and an active church member who became a moral fountain of inspiration to her children.”
This came as it has been disclosed that Nigeria’s maritime trade is threatened due to the increasing war risk insurance premium now being paid by Nigeria-bound vessels.