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NIMASA: El Rufai Calls Jamoh an Asset, after receiving mouth watering palliative

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NIMASA: El Rufai Calls Jamoh an Asset, after receiving mouth watering palliative L-R: Secretary to the State Government, Kaduna State, Balarabe Abbas; Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh; Executive Governor Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai and the Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Kaduna State, Lady Aisha Dikko during the presentation of relief and empowerment materials by the Director General NIMASA to the Kaduna State Government today.
NIMASA: El Rufai Calls Jamoh an Asset, after receiving mouth watering palliative  L-R: Secretary to the State Government, Kaduna State, Balarabe Abbas; Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh; Executive Governor Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai and the Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Kaduna State, Lady Aisha Dikko during the presentation of relief and empowerment materials by the Director General NIMASA to the Kaduna State Government today.

L-R: Secretary to the State Government, Kaduna State, Balarabe Abbas; Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh; Executive Governor Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai and the Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Kaduna State, Lady Aisha Dikko during the presentation of relief and empowerment materials by the Director General NIMASA to the Kaduna State Government today.

… As NIMASA Says CSR Intervention aimed at empowering displaced persons!***

The Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir el Rufai on Thursday commended the Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA for initiating a corporate Social responsibility project mainly targeted at empowering internally displaced persons across the country.

The Governor who specially described Dr. Bashir Jamoh as a huge asset, stated this while receiving the Agency’s Management team who were in the state to present relief and empowerment materials from NIMASA to assist internally displaced persons, so as to ease their resettlement process into the society.

Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh (right) exchanging pleasantries with the Executive Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai during the presentation of relief and empowerment materials by the Director General NIMASA to the Kaduna State Government.

The items consist of income generating palliative which include tricycles, sewing machines, grinding machines, sugar cane extractors, vulcanizing and welding machines amongst others, to facilitate means of livelihood via self-employment for direct and indirect employment; food items and educational materials.

Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh (right) and the Executive Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai during the presentation of presentation of relief and empowerment materials by the Director General NIMASA to the Kaduna State Government.

He noted that investment by NIMASA in the educational sector through its CSR initiative is considered an investment in the future of Kaduna State.

Also read: PLWDs: NIMASA donates food, other items to Gombe

“We in kaduna State are very glad for this intervention by NIMASA and your continuous effort to support us particularly in the educational sector. We recognize your role in assisting our administration to deliver quality Governance to kaduna state. We in Kaduna have a worthy ambassador.

“Dr Jamoh have shown real commitment to the growth of Kaduna State and Nigeria at large. He is an asset to the Nigerian nation”.

Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh (right) presenting relief and empowerment materials to the Executive Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai in Kaduna.

Speaking earlier, the NIMASA Director General, Dr Bashir Jamoh noted that the quest to support the efforts of Government in reintegrating Internally Displaced Persons into society was the driving force behind the Agency’s intervention.

“As a responsible Agency of Government, we decided to heed the call for support to state governments to reintegrate internally displaced persons into the society.  So far, 26 states have benefitted from the scheme and kaduna is the 27th. Our aim is to ensure that displaced persons in various states in Nigeria are assisted to regain normal life and attain self-reliance without being a burden on the Government”. He said.

In his words “Our intervention are in 3 categories, income generating palliative to facilitate means of livelihood via self-employment for direct and indirect employment; food items and educational materials. We acknowledge the fact that education is key to capacity development and nation building”.

Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh (left) and the Executive Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai during the presentation of presentation of relief and empowerment materials by the Director General NIMASA to the Kaduna State Government.

It would be recalled that the agency recently, also donated relief and empowerment materials to displaced persons in Gombe State.

The Chairman, Senate Committee on marine transport, Senator Danjuma Goje commended NIMASA Management while acknowledging the timeliness of the intervention.

The empowerment materials donated by NIMASA include tricycles, sewing machines, grinding machines, sugar cane extractors, vulcanizing and welding machines amongst others. Household and food items were also included in the CSR intervention by NIMASA in both Kaduna and Gombe States.

 

 

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CIoTA Executives Visit NIMASA DG, Mobereola

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CIoTA Executives Visit NIMASA DG, Mobereola

…Pledged collaboration to ensure the transportation sector is professionally driven

The Executives of the Chartered Institute of Transportation Administration of Nigeria (CIoTA) paid a visit to the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dayo Mobereola, at the NIMASA Towers in Lagos.

CIoTA Executives Visit NIMASA DG, Mobereola
The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dayo Mobereola (right), receiving a plaque from the President of the Chartered Institute of Transportation Administration of Nigeria (CIoTA), Mr Segun Obayendo, during the NIMASA DG’s conferment as a Fellow of CIoTA at the NIMASA Towers in Lagos.

The executives, led by the President, Mr Segun Obayendo, congratulated the DG on his appointment and pledged to collaborate with the agency in ensuring the transportation sector is professionally driven.

The DG welcomed the association and expressed the Agency’s readiness to partner with CIoTA towards achieving a robust transport sector.

The President of the Chartered Institute of Transportation Administration of Nigeria (CIoTA), Mr. Segun Obayendo; the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dayo Mobereola; the Executive Director of Operations, NIMASA, Engr. Fatai Adeyemi; and the Executive Director of Maritime Labour and Cabotage Services, NIMASA, Jibril Abba, during the NIMASA DG’s conferment as a Fellow of CIoTA at the NIMASA Towers in Lagos.

Dr. Dayo Mobereola, the NIMASA DG, was conferred with a fellowship at the institute.

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NPA: Tinubu Sacks Bello-Koko, Appoints Dantsoho New MD; Sen. Adeyeye Chairman

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NPA: Tinubu Sacks Bello-Koko, Appoints Dantsoho New MD; Sen. Adeyeye Chairman

President Bola Tinubu has kicked out the Nigerian Ports Authority NPA Managing Director, Muhammed Bello-Koko and replaced him with Dr Abubakar Dantsoho. He also approved the appointment of Sen. Adedayo Adeyeye as Chairman of the NPA Board.

A statement by his spokesman, Chief Ajuri Ngelale, the new Managing Director is a core professional and holds a PhD, in Maritime Technology.

“Dr Dantsoho holds a Doctorate in Maritime Technology from Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, and a Master’s degree in International Transport from Cardiff University of Wales, United Kingdom.

Dr Abubakar-Dantsoho

“Before his appointment, he had served in various roles in the Nigerian Ports Authority as Assistant General Manager; Technical Assistant to the Managing Director; Port Manager, Onne Port; and Principal Manager, Tariff & Billing”, Ngelale stated, adding:

“Senator Adeyeye, the Board Chairman, is a seasoned lawyer, journalist, and politician,” the statement further said.

Sen. Adedayo Adeyeye

Adeyeye is a former Minister of State for Works and a former Ekiti South Senatorial District senator.

“The President expects the new leadership of this pivotal agency to deploy excellence in the discharge of their duties to enable efficient port services and improved industry outcomes,” Ajuri Ngelale indicated further.

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Customs Enforcement: NAGAFF Clarifies Role And Mandate Amidst Allegations Of Frustration, Extortion

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Customs Enforcement: NAGAFF Clarifies Role And Mandate Amidst Allegations Of Frustration, Extortion

The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) has expressed concern over the lack of understanding among some freight forwarders regarding the role of the Enforcement Unit of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) at Tin Can Port.

In a statement released by NAGAFF Headquarters, the association emphasized that the Enforcement Unit serves as gatekeeper and an intervention force, mandated to police the ports and border stations, acting on intelligence information from the Customs Intelligence Unit, Interpol, and informants.

NAGAFF clarified that the Customs Intelligence Unit operates effectively, bursting revenue crimes in customs ports, and encouraged freight forwarders to report any corruption or observations to the appropriate authorities.

Customs Enforcement: NAGAFF Clarifies Role And Mandate Amidst Allegations Of Frustration, Extortion

The association advised freight forwarders to maintain professional standards, ensuring genuine declaration of imports and exports for customs purposes, as non-disclosure is an offence against customs laws, leading to seizure and prosecution.

NAGAFF assured high response rates from its High Command to protect genuine declarations and compliance, emphasizing that the Comptroller General of Customs and his management team will not tolerate any corrupt acts.

The statement was signed by Dr Clement Iwegbuna, NPS, NAGAFF Hqtrs, and forwarded to the Comptroller General of Customs, DCG Enforcement, and DCG T&T Hqtrs for their information and records.

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