New NIMASA DG Dayo Mobereola resumes, promises ‘effective communication at all levels’

New NIMASA DG Dayo Mobereola resumes, promises ‘effective communication at all levels


The new Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dayo Mobereola formally resumed office on Friday, promising to prioritise effective communication at all levels to enhance innovation, collaboration and synergy.

Mobereola was appointed as the head of the maritime regulatory agency by President Bola Tinubu on Tuesday 12th March 2024. He replaced Dr. Bashir Jamoh who served in the position for four years.

During his formal resumption at the agency yesterday, Mobereola assured that the management under his leadership will build a purpose driven organisation.

He also assured that NIMASA would place emphasis on delivering on its core mandates which include maritime safety, security, efficiency and environmental sustainability among others.

“We must strive to foster innovation and excellence in everything we do. The maritime industry is constantly evolving, driven by technological advancements, changing market dynamics, and evolving regulatory frameworks. As leaders in the sector, we must embrace innovation, adapt change, and continuously seek ways to enhance the efficiency, competitiveness, and resilience of our maritime operations.

“I do not doubt that every individual within our organisation has the potential to achieve greatness; we will therefore ensure that we build a purpose-driven organisation by investing in our staff, processes, and the entire system to achieve our mandate.

“I aim to foster an environment of innovation, collaboration and synergy, creating an atmosphere that encourages the development of our employees’ skills, talents, and creativity,”

Mobereola said while expressing gratitude to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for entrusting him with the responsibility of steering the affairs of the agency.

“I extend my heartfelt gratitude to His Excellency, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for entrusting me with this crucial responsibility. I am highly aware of the immense trust and confidence the President placed in me. It is with great enthusiasm and a sense of purpose that I step into this position, fully committed to steering our organisation towards

greater heights, while upholding the highest standards of integrity, diligence, and service to our nation”, he added.

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