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NIMASA Merit Awards: Abubakar, Amaechi To Host Stakeholders

NIMASA Merit Awards: Abubakar, Amaechi To Host Stakeholders…Dangote, Otedola, Sanusi, Ooni, Others to Attend

The Former Head of State, General Abdulsalam Abubakar (rtd), Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, and the Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, will be leading other stakeholders to the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Maritime Awards scheduled to take place on Saturday, this week at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos by 6pm.

The Governors of Lagos, Ogun, Enugu, Ondo, Kaduna, Kebbi and Borno states as well as Honourable Ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria are also expected at the occasion.

Others eminent personalities expected to attend are Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Mr. Femi Otedola, Dr. (Mrs.) Nike Akande, as well as royal fathers, including His Highness, the Emir of Kano, Mallam Sanusi Lamido, His Imperial Majesty, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, top government officials, National Assembly members and members of the diplomatic corps.

The event, tagged “NIMASA Merit Awards and Corporate Dinner, Our Journey to Excellence” will be an evening to celebrate NIMASA’s Core Values of Commitment, Accountability, Professionalism, Integrity, Teamwork, Excellence, Leadership, and Discipline in the Agency and industry at large.

The programmed would be hosted by the Minister of Transportation and chaired by the SGF, will showcase an array of stakeholders in the Nigerian maritime industry, some of who will be recognized for their outstanding contributions to the realization of the Agency’s mandate of driving the sector in 2018.

The award categories include Shipping Company of the Year 2018 (Dry Cargo), Shipping Company of the Year 2018 (Wet Cargo), Maritime Education and Training Institute of the Year 2018, Manning Agent of the Year 2018, and Seafarers’ Employer of the Year 2018.

Similarly, the members of staff of the Agency will also be honoured for outstanding performance and an Employee of the Year will be picked from the 11 winners of the Employee of the Month awards from January to November 2018.

Recall that at last year’s event, Maersk Nigeria Limited, Gulf Agency Company (GAC) Nigeria Ltd, Charkins Maritime, and Offshore Safety Centre, among others, were duly recognized with corporate and industry awards.

The NIMASA Merit Awards and Corporate Dinner is expected to be an event of glitz, glamour and glitter to mark the end of year activities of the Agency.

 

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