As part of efforts to enhance security on inland waterways, the Managing Director National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) Chief Dr. George Moghalu has struck partnership with the Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Program Colonel Milland Dikio Dixon.
Both helmsmen reached this agreement when the NIWA Managing Director paid a courtesy visit to the Presidential Amnesty Program office in Abuja, recently.
In his speech, the NIWA boss who was accompanied by his management team said “we are here to collaborate, synergize and look for areas of partnership with the Presidential Amnesty Program in order to provide adequate security on NIWA facilities in the Niger-Delta Area and to also build confidence in stakeholders that our waterways is crime free.”
He added that this visit is part of his security stratagems by engaging all the relevant security forces, such as the police and Navy to beef up the security on the waterways.
Responding, the Coordinator Presidential Amnesty Program Colonel Milland Dikio Dixon thanked the Managing Director of NIWA for the visit and said “I am very happy with your coming, the amnesty program is also willing to meet with NIWA to look at areas of partnership in order to provide and create jobs for the Niger-Delta youths.”
Earlier, the NIWA boss congratulated Colonel Milland on his appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari as the Coordinator Presidential Amnesty Program and also describes it as a well-deserved appointment considering his past records.
This information was contained in a press release signed by the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, NIWA, Mr. Jibril Darda’u.