Kitack Lim commissions new NIMASA headquarters

Kitack Lim commissions new NIMASA headquarters


The Secretary General of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), Kitack Lim on Tuesday commissioned the ultra-modern headquarters of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in Victoria Island, Lagos.

Speaking during the commissioning of the building, the IMO Secretary General said, “An important element is human competency and capability, with leadership being the most paramount to consider, which I have seen exhibited by the Minister (of Transportation).

“He is an extraordinary and rare leader. I am very confident to look forward to more prosperous opportunities and development of maritime activities of Nigeria.”

Kitack Lim commissions new NIMASA headquarters

Speaking, the Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Sambo expressed gratitude to the IMO Secretary General for making out time to visit Nigeria and also having a first-hand opinion on the developmental strides in Nigeria’s maritime sector.

He stated that Nigeria will  strive to ensure Nigerian maritime activities are in line with global best practices, while also embracing new technologies in the frontier of global maritime discourse.

The NIMASA Director General, Bashir Jamoh, who also thanked the IMO Secretary General for his visit to Nigeria, said Lim’s name “will remain in gold as long as Nigeria’s maritime administration is concerned”.

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