NIMASA, Nigerian Navy Inaugurate Joint Committee On Blue Economy

NIMASA, Nigerian Navy Inaugurate Joint Committee On Blue Economy
From left to right: Cpt R.A. Suara, CTRANS, Western Naval Command; Cdre N. S. Lakan, COO, Western Naval Command; Sola Omilabu, Consultant; Rear Admiral Mustapha Hassan, Flag Officer Commanding, Western Naval Command; Chief Otonye Obom, Director Deep Blue Project; Cdre K. O. Oguntuga, Commander NNS Beecroft; and Capt. A.U. Tijani, CLINTON, Western Zonal Command during the inauguration of a NIMASA/Nigerian Navy Joint Committee on Blue Economy at the Western Zonal Command, Apapa – Lagos. 

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, and the Nigerian Navy have inaugurated a Committee to establish ways in which the synergy between both organs of government can be channeled into creating a welcoming environment for investment in the Blue Economy.

The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC West), Rear Admiral Mustapha Hassan, who inaugurated the 8-Man Committee charged them to come up with policies to create a welcoming maritime environment for investment in the Nigerian Blue Economy.

Membership of the 8-Man Committee includes on the Navy side, Rear Admiral Mustapha Hassan, FOC, Western Naval Command; Cdre K.O. Oguntuga, Commander NNS Beecroft; Cdre N.S. Kaman, COO Western Naval Command and Capt. A. U. Tijani.

The Committee members representing NIMASA namely, Director Deep Blue Project, Chief Otonye Obom; Head Shipping Development, Kurahson Inuwa; Head, ISPS, Isa Mudi; and Deputy Director,  Cabotage Services, Aisha Usman Dangote.

You will recall that the Agency’s Director General, Dr. Bashir Jamoh OFR, during a visit by a delegation from the Nigerian Navy to the Agency’s headquarters in Lagos recently, had announced the constitution of an 8-Man committee, comprising four each from the Navy and NIMASA. 

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