The 2022 edition of the Annual Conference of the Association of Maritime Journalists of Nigeria (AMJON) has been slated to hold on December 19, 2022 at the prestigious Sheraton Hotels, Ikeja
The Conference with the theme “Maximizing Nigeria’s Blue Economy Through Automation”, is expected to host the industry’s best public and private operators for advancement of the sector.
According to the President of AMJON, Mr. Paul Ogbuokiri, the 2022 conference is expected to be the biggest event to be held by the vibrant Nigerian Maritime press this year as stakeholders are excited and expectant more than ever before to benefit from discussions at the conference.
Chairman Organizing Committee for the Conference, Mr. Ismail Aniemu disclosed that the event is billed to be the gathering of the crème de la crème in the maritime, transport, Oil and Gas, Business moguls as well as political big wigs in Nigeria
Operators from the allied transport and logistics chain sub-sector are also expected at the conference which has been a subject of discussion among stakeholders for weeks.
The Chairman, OC said deserving and patriotic Nigerians who are working hard to reposition and change the narrative in the different sectors of the Nigerian economy shall be honoured at the conference
Traditionally and in line with AMJON conference schedule, there shall be paper presentations by Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of Government agencies and Organizations such as the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON), Grimaldi Group, Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN) Oron, among others.
The president of AMJON, Mr. Paul Ogbuokiri has stated that the conference will be mother of all conferences this year as dignitaries from the National Assembly have indicated interest and assured AMJON of their presence at the conference.
Mr. Ogbuokiri therefore charged stakeholders in the industry to participate fully very germane issues affecting the industry will be dissected and a way forward charted for the Nigerian economy.
Speaking on the business opportunities in the Maritime, Transport Oil and Gas and other sectors of the economy, the AMJON President said policy formulation and execution of developmental programmes by key Agencies of the Federal Government are factors that shall be x-rayed at the AMJON 2022 conference.
“There is so much that could be achieved if we get our national policies right and resources deployed to harness the huge potentials that remain fallow across sectors”. Ogbuokiri said.