December 2, 2022



NIMASA DG set for Presidency OFR honour

The Director Normal of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Security Company NIMASA, Bashir Jamoh, is ready to be honoured by His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari with the conferment of the Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic (OFR).

This was disclosed in a conveyance letter to Dr. Jamoh from the Workplace of the Honourable Minister, Ministry of Particular Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Senator George Akume with the investiture ceremony scheduled to carry on the Worldwide Convention Heart (ICC), Abuja on Monday, tenth October, 2022.

Recall that Dr. Jamoh had served the Nigerian maritime sector as an administrator for over 30 years when he was appointed by President Buhari because the NIMASA DG in March 2020.

Since that point, he has overseen the profitable deployment of the Built-in Nationwide Sec urity and Waterways Safety Infra construction in any other case often known as the Deep Blue Challenge which has performed a significant function in attaining a discount of piracy within the Gulf of Guinea to its barest minimal since 1994 and culminating in Nigeria being faraway from the notorious piracy crimson record by the Worldwide Maritime Bur eau, IMB.

A trademark of his tenure on the helm of NIMASA has been his institutionalization of collaboration amongst stakeholders, inside and outdoors the nation, to attain main milestones within the sector. One notable instance of this has been his initiation of the Gulf of Guinea Maritime Collaboration Discussion board/ Shared Consciousness and De-confliction (GOG-MCF/SHADE) which has demonstrated the optimistic outcomes derived from data sharing amongst regional and non-regional navy forces in attaining a safe maritime area.

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Reacting to the information on his social media deal with, Dr. Jamoh expressed gratitude for being thought of for the honour stating: “Phrases can not specific how humbled I really feel to be so thought of for the Nationwide Honour as an Officer of the Federal Republic (OFR). After I started my maritime journey 30 years in the past, little did I do know that I’d be so favored by Almighty Allah to rise to the place of NIMASA DG, not to mention to be thought of for one of many highest honours within the land”.

Dr Jamoh particularly thanked His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, and the Standing Committee on Nationwide Honours Award for deeming him worthy of the honour whereas additionally appreciating everybody who had supported him all through his tenure as NIMASA Director Normal particularly the maritime stakeholders.