NIMASA DG Bags Public Servant Of The Year Award

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has emerged as the Public Servant Of the year 2022.

Dr. Jamoh, alongside some prominent Nigerians, including; Governors Ademola Adeleke of Osun State, Sanwo Olu of Lagos, and Audu Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State also received different categories of award from the awardee, the Champion Newspapers Nigeria Limited.

Presenting the award on behalf of the organization in Lagos over the weekend, the Managing Director of Fidelity Bank Plc, Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe said the prize was in recognition of Jamoh’s achievements in NIMASA.

L-R: Managing Director/CEO Fidelity Bank Plc, Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe; Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, OFR and Alhaji Kabiru Bature during the Champions Newspaper Awards in Lagos, where the Award of the Public Servant of the Year 2022 was conferred on the NIMASA DG.

According to the Champion Newspapers, Dr. Jamoh’s recognition was borne out of the fact that the agency under his leadership has made fresh inputs due to his leadership skills.

“We note with delight, that you are first among the leading Directors-General/CEO’s of government agencies in Nigeria that have distinguished themselves not only as very resourceful business managers, and technocrats but also shown a high degree of integrity and transparency in both private and public affairs.

“Your ingenious, creative, pragmatic and resilient approach to leadership has brought a lot of transformation to the NIMASA which includes deployment of an integrated national security and waterways protection infrastructure in Nigeria code-named the Deep Blue Project.

“You have demonstrated passion, dedication, competence, commitment, and dynamism leading NIMASA to contribute its quota to the rapid socio-economic development in Nigeria.” The awardee said.

L-R: Governor of Osun State, Ademola Adeleke; Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Chairman/CEO Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Major General Buba Marwa (Rtd.); Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe; Group General Manager/Editor-in-Chief of Champions Newspaper, Dr. Nwadiuto Iheakanwa and Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, OFR during the Champions Newspaper Awards in Lagos.

Dr. Jamoh, while receiving the award, thanked the Newspaper company for the honor, assuring that the recognition would spur him to do more. He also dedicated the award to maritime stakeholders and NIMASA staff.

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