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Sambo Commissions 6 Storey Abuja NIMASA Office Named After Folarin

Transport Minister, Muazu Jaji Sambo today commissioned a six storey Abuja Zonal Office of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) while eulogising the agency for it’s commitment to serving the country.

The minister who described the office as a necessary edifice for liaison between NIMASA and other security agencies commended the due diligence and painstaking formal processes observed by Dr. Bashir Jamoh, Director General

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Sambo with Dr. Magdalene Ajani, Permanent Secretary Federal Ministry of Transportation

He said the restrictive nature of operating in a rented office apartments serving as center for government maritime related and diplomatic interface

Its a further proof that the agency is properly positioned to serve better while his ministry will remain supportive in helping the actualise it’s goal

IMG 20230516 WA0020While commissioning the building in memory of Otunba Kunle Folarin, a former Chairman of Ports Consultative Council who died on…., Sambo said the deceased contributed immensely to the development of Nigerian maritime industry.

Sambo described Folarin as one gentleman who wrote very many invaluable things and gave useful counsel needed to improve the maritime industry in Nigeria

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IMG 20230516 WA0022Sambo also urged all NIMASA employees deployed to the office to redouble their productivity levels as a way of justifying what the federal government has spent on the building .

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Dr. Bashir Jamoh, Director General of NIMASA, thanked the minister for the support the agency received to secure approval and funding of the building.

IMG 20230516 WA0018Jamoh said the building will address the space gap NIMASA suffered over the years when it operated in Abuja from a rented apartment

The DG added that some diplomats in Nigeria have commended NIMASA for the structure as it will provide befitting meeting place and bring the agency’s activities closer to some critical global maritime players in Abuja

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Joshua Okoria

Joshua Okoria is a Lagos based multi-skilled journalist covering the maritime industry. His ICT and graphic design skills makes him a resourceful person in any modern newsroom. He read mass communication at the Olabisi Onabanjo University and has sharpened his knowledge in media practice from several other short courses. 07030562600, hubitokoria@gmail.com

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