The immediate-past Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside will be inaugurating the Blue Economy Resources Nigeria Coordinating Group virtually on Zoom, on the 1st of July 2021 at 12 noon.
The Group is a private sector driven initiative out to bring the Blue Economy Advocacy to the front burner of government and the organized private sector.
An Ex-NIMASA Director, Hajia Lami Tumaka is scheduled to chair the committee whose members include; HRH Alhaji Munir Ja’afaru, OFR, mni, (Madakin Zazzau), former NIMASA Director-General, Barr. Temisan Omatseye, Mrs. Jean-Chiazor Anishere, SAN, Commodore Daniel Atakpa (NN), Senator Grace Folashade Bent, CON, Mr. Ojiji Oniri Onya, Alhaji Dikko Tahir Bala, Chief Michael Onuoha and Suleiman Adama, serves as Secretary to the Group.
Members of the Group are expected to use their individual and collective wealth of experience, both in government and the corporate world to move the Blue Economy sector forward through the promotion of dialogue, strategic partnerships, capacity building in maritime policy/law, infrastructure development, community inclusiveness, environmental management and related challenges.
The Chairman of the Board extended the invitation for the inauguration ceremony to all maritime stakeholders.