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 eight-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 eight-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, 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, Bashir Jamoh, during a visit by a delegation from the Nigerian Navy to the Agency’s headquarters in Lagos recently, had announced the constitution of an eight-man committee, comprising four each from the Navy and NIMASA. 


-Nov. 17, 2023 @ 17:08 GMT |