The Chairman of the Senate Shipping Committee, Senator Danjuma Goje, described the Director General of Nigeria’s Maritime Administration and Security Agency, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, as a patriotic Nigerian, dedicated to the economic development of the country’s economy through through maritime transport. sector.

In a statement signed by NIMASA Deputy Director of Public Relations Osagie Edward, Goje is quoted as saying this during the NIMASA Director General’s induction as a member of the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs.

He said Jamoh was playing a leading role in driving the country towards realizing the Blue Economy, as well as the success of the agency-led Project Deep Blue in reducing maritime crime in Nigerian waters.

He said: “I can confidently say that having accumulated 32 years of service in the Nigerian maritime industry, Jamoh has proven to be a true Nigerian, dedicated to the unity and economic growth of the nation. I know he loves the maritime industry because at a stage where he could have pursued other activities, he chose to remain involved in the industry and I think the nation as a whole has benefited from that decision.”

Earlier, NIIA CEO Professor Eghosa Osaghae said the institute’s board of directors unanimously approved Jamoh’s scholarship based on his achievements as CEO of NIMASA.

“We have followed his tenure as CEO of NIMASA with great interest and have noted the gradual and steady acceptance of the Nigerian maritime industry in the global community. The international collaboration carried out by NIMASA under his leadership has achieved the reduction of crime in Nigerian waters and has been recognized worldwide.

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