The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Nigerian Navy have inaugurated a committee to establish ways in which the synergy between both organs of government can be channeled into creating a welcoming environment for investment in the blue economy.
The Flag Officer Commanding Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral Mustapha Hassan, who inaugurated the eight-man committee, charged the members to come up with policies to create a welcoming maritime environment for investment in the Nigerian blue economy.
Membership of the committee includes the FOC; the Commander of NNS Beecroft, Commodore K.O. Oguntuga; COO Western Naval Command, Commodore N.S. Kaman, and one Capt. A. U. Tijani. The representatives of NIMASA on the committee include the Director of Deep Blue Project, Otonye Obom; Head Shipping Development, Kurahson Inuwa; Head, ISPS, Isa Mudi; and Deputy Director, Cabotage Services, Aisha Usman Dangote.
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