Performance Monitoring: NIMASA Boss Signs 4-Year Bond with Ministry

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr Bashir Jamoh has signed a performance bond for Ministerial Deliverables with the Ministry of Marine and Blue Economy, covering the period between from 2023 and 2027.


The Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Adegboyega Oyetola, who supervised Bond signing ceremony at the Ministerial retreat in Lagos, urged the Management of NIMASA to key into the vision of the Ministry in achieving its mandate as set by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

In his words “This document will drive our carefully thought out strategies and robust policies in line with the renewed hope Agenda of Mr President H. E. Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR.

“Our mandate is to institutionalise Blue Economy as an important pillar for economic sustenance and growth diversification.”

On his part, Dr. Jamoh pledged to achieve steady and measurable progress within the period covered by the Bond. He made a presentation on how to deploy an effective security architecture for the Exclusive Economic Zone to sustain harnessing the Blue Economy potentials of the country.

According to him “Now all hands must be on deck to deliver. We have a clearer understanding of the direction of the Ministry and we will ensure Nigerians benefit from Mr President’s vision in creating the Ministry”.

Other areas the NIMASA boss presented to the Minister for effective monitoring include; the agency’s efforts in implementing the Cabotage Act, expansion of the domestic fleet, sustaining the Deep Blue Project and developing a national policy on marine and blue economy.

Others include promoting Maritime Safety through effective capacity development, and enhanced Safety, Security and compliance to global acceptable standards amongst others.

L-R: Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr Bashir Jamoh OFR; Director Planning, Federal Ministry of Marine and Blue Economy, Dr. Mercy Olanike Ilori; Honourable Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Adegboyega Oyetola, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transportation/Marine and Blue Economy, Dr. Magdalene Ajani during the Performance Bond signing by NIMASA In Lagos.

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