Ogbeifun @70: Saraki, others to speak at virtual symposium


Engr. Greg Ogbeifun


The Minister of State for Transportation, Senator Gbemisola Saraki, will lead heads of government agencies and other industry stakeholders to speak at a one-day virtual maritime symposium on the establishment of a Nigerian global trading fleet.

The symposium, which is being organised in honour of the Founder/Chairman, Starzs Investments Company and Starzs Marine and Engineering Company, Engr. Greg Ogbeifun on the occasion of his 70th birthday, is scheduled to hold on Friday, February 5, 2021.

Also expected to speak at the symposium are the Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Bashir Jamoh; Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council, Hassan Bello; immediate past Secretary General, Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control for West and Central African region, Mfon Usoro; and Chairman, Integrated Oil & Gas Limited, Capt. Emmanuel Iheanacho.

Others are Chairman, Shipowners Forum, Margret Orakwusi; Chairman, Sealink Promotional Company, Dabney Shall-Holma; General Manager, Apapa Bulk Terminal Limited, Capt Marvin Abe, Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Muhammad Mmman Nami and President, Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) Nigeria, Eunice Ezeoke.

Participation at the virtual dialogue is open to shipowners, master mariners, marine engineers and other maritime industry stakeholders.

Industry operators can join the virtual symposium by clicking on the link https://cutt.ly/gregat70 or send an email to [email protected] to register.