Dr. Jamoh who expressed sadness over the incident, regretted that this is happening when the Nigerian maritime industry is witnessing tremendous gains in the nation’s maritime security sphere and are getting commended for the progress both locally and internationally.
Dr. Bashir Jamoh, Director-General, NIMASA, while presenting the items, said the donation was part of the agency’s Corporate Social Responsibility.
Dr. Jamoh made the remarks in Lagos during the graduation ceremony of officers trained to crew the Special Mission Vessels, the main maritime component of the project, also called the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure.
The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, said this at the end of the Council meeting, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Wednesday.
This is in a bid to ensure the utilisation of secured statutory certificates and prevent the entry of unseaworthy and sub-standard ships into the Nigerian flag.
Dr. Bashir Jamoh, Director-General, NIMASA, made this known in a statement made available to newsmen on Saturday in Lagos.
The President of WISTA Nigeria, Eunice Ezeoke stated this at a press briefing in Lagos to announce the association’s 2021 Business Luncheon and Magazine Launch, with the theme, “AfCFTA: Investment Opportunities for Women in Trade,” which is slated for July 8, 2021 at Oriental Hotel in Lagos.
Secretary General of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Kitack Lim said the country had made important contributions to the fight against piracy and armed robbery in the Gulf of Guinea maritime domain, foremost among them the recent launch of the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure, also called the Deep Blue Project.
The Forum said this in a communiqué at the end of its meeting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, read by its Chairman and Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, on Monday
This was disclosed in a joint communiqué signed by the Nigerian Navy, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), and the Inter Regional Coordination Centre (ICC) Yaoundé, dated June 11, 2021.
The President disclosed this at the official flag-off of the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure in Nigeria also known as the Deep Blue Project at the ENL Terminal, Apapa Port, Lagos.
The Agency donated educational materials to the school as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility.
The governor said NIMASA’s plan for sustainable use of Nigeria’s abundant maritime resources was in line with the country’s economic diversification drive.
The upper chamber made the call in a resolution reached on Tuesday after it considered a motion titled “Another Cry to Rescue Ayetoro Community in Ondo State From Continuous Ocean Surge”.
Jamoh had earlier inspected three Special Mission Helicopters at the Naval Base, Apapa, under the project billed for launch on May 21.
The Nigerian Army delegation said the courtesy call was to explore areas for further collaboration with NIMASA.
This is coming at a time when the country is having deficit budget of N5.2 trillion.
Director General of NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, said this on Tuesday in Lagos, when the Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Naval Training Command, Rear Admiral Kamarudeen Lawal, visited the agency’s headquarters.
Representing the DG of NIMASA at a media parley at the Agency’s Eastern Zonal office in Port Harcourt, the Special Assistant on Communication and Strategy, Ubong Essien, noted that Dr. Jamoh had at the inception of his administration in March 2020 outlined a Triple ‘S’ agenda of Maritime Security, Maritime Safety and Shipping Development. And that the NIMASA boss was committed to ensuring that adequate capacity for the industry was built to ensure economic prosperity through the maritime domain. While some of the cadets are due for sea-time training, others will undergo the mandatory CoC and will be trained in the Philippines, UK and Romania. According to the agency, these 250 cadets represent just the first of three batches planned for future training.
A joint statement by NIMASA, the Nigerian Navy, and ICC Yaoundé said GOG-MCF/SHADE, which was purposed to facilitate shared awareness and deconfliction of activities in the Gulf of Guinea, “will be open to all GOG countries with similar capacities to join on a voluntary basis.”