Dr. Bashir Jamoh OFR, Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) shall be addressing business leaders and captains of industry at a Think Tank Lunch Hour Lecture Series organised by Academy for Maximum Achievement in Lagos
Panelists at the event shall include Princess Vicky Haastrup, Executive Vice Chairman of ENL Consortium; Dr Chris Asoluka, former Chairman, Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority and Mr. Aminu Umar, Chief Executive Officer, Seatransport Limited. (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh OFR, will today in Lagos address business leaders and captains of Nigerian maritime industry on the steps the agency has do far taken to implement the disbursement of the Cabotage Vessel Finance Fund (CVFF) as directed by President Mohammadi Buhari.
The DG’s meeting with the industry leaders, tagged Think Tank Lunch Hour Lecture Series is organised by Academy for Maximum Achievement has the theme; “Nigeria’s Unfolding Blue Economy”.
A statement by NIMASA on Wednesday disclosed that the meeting to be chaired by ace journalist and publisher of Vanguard Newspapers, Sam Amuka Pemu will be thrust on identifying and harnessing economic benefits from the nation’s waters without compromising the marine environment.
Adding that guests and participants will, through the meeting, enjoy an expository delivery on marine domain awareness to engender inclusive participation and exchange of cross industry ideas .
It also disclosed that Dr. Jamoh’s presentation will feature untapped potentials of Nigerian waters, government efforts at achieving and sustaining maritime security through the deep blue project and need for the organised private sector collaboration to grow the economy .
According to the statement, Dr. Jamoh’s delivery will further delve into the Nigerian cabotage regime which aims at promoting indigenous participation in investments and offer citizens priority placement for job opportunities within the country’s maritime domain.
“The meeting will also provide an avenue for updated information on the Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund (CVFF), approved for disbursement by President Muhammadu Buhari.
“The strength of Nigerian maritime industry as economic low hanging fruit for diversification from over-dependence on oil will also be brought to the fore at the one day meeting,” the statement said.
Panelists at the event shall include Princess Vicky Haastrup, Executive Vice Chairman of ENL Consortium; Dr Chris Asoluka, former Chairman, Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority and Mr. Aminu Umar, Chief Executive Officer, Seatransport Limited.