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Peterside pledges to make Nigeria hub of maritime activities


Peterside-PIX-7-3-15-kkThe Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has pledged the agency’s commitment to make Nigeria the  hub of maritime activities in Africa.

Speaking at a ceremony where he officially took over from the former Acting Director General, Haruna Baba Jauro, Peterside observed that the Agency has competent personnel to drive its mandate.

Peterside said: “We will harness the vast potentials available in the Agency in order to make Nigeria a maritime hub in the West and Central Africa sub-region by implementing all international laws and conventions, increase enforcement of our mandate and build the necessary capacity for indigenous operators leveraging on the Cabotage Act.”

He described the former Acting Director General of the Agency,  Haruna Baba Jauro as an Ambassador of NIMASA to the Federal Government and called on him to continue to support the Agency whenever his services are needed.

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