The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Yusuf Jamoh has revealed that the agency is embarking on building six skill acquisition centres, maritime institutes in each geopolitical zone is the country
He told the Hon. Minister of Transportation, Dr. Mu’azu Jaji Sambo and the Secretary General of the International Maritime Organisation I (MO), Mr. Kitack Lim during the commissioning of the new NIMASA head office in Victoria Island on Tuesday.
Earlier, he said that there were ten ongoing projects that the agency was working on which include NIMASA offices in various states of the country.
Jamoh stated that the year 2022 is dedicated for projects.
“We dedicated 2022 as projects year and we have more than ten projects ongoing now bad we expect that before the end of this administration, we will commission them.
“Parts of the projects have something to do with human elements.
“We have six skill acquisition centres all over Nigeria,.one per political zone and also,we have six maritime institute projects . Each geopolitical zone has a university with maritime institute just to build maritime assets.
He thanked the Minister for always being there.
While appreciating the IMO Secretary General for his visit to Nigeria, he added that he is the second IMO Secretary General to visit Nigeria, the last one, he said was 15 years ago
Jamoh commended Lim for keeping to his words.
“I am particularly delighted that he is commissioning this building today. He promised to come and has kept his promise.
“Your Excellency, your name remains on hold as far as Nigeria is concerned.”
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