President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reappointment of Commodore Emmanuel Duja Effedua (rtd), as the Rector of Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Oron, Akwa Ibom State for another term of final four years.
This is contained in a press statement made public by the Director, Press and Public Relations, Eric Ojiekwe on Monday.
The re-appointment of Effedua, who was first appointed on November 17, 2017, as Rector of the academy, will take effect on September 2, 2021.
Rear Admiral Jacob Ajani (rtd), has also been appointed as the new Board Chairman of the institution.
The new board chairman is to replace the former Board Chairman, Demola Seriki, who has been appointed as Nigeria’s Ambassador to Spain. The new Board Chairman will also assume duty officially on September 2, 2021.
The statement added that the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transportation, Dr. Magdalene Ajani had earlier on Monday in her Office presented the letter of reappointment to Commodore Effedua.
“In attendance was the Director, Human Resource Management, Federal Ministry of Transportation, Awwal Sani”, Ojiekwe said.
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NIMASA set to open Lokoja office to harness waterways resources
The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has disclosed that the Agency is set to reopen the Lokoja office, as part of efforts towards harnessing the Blue Economy, enhancing collaboration, while also promoting Research and Development.
The DG, who made this known when he played host to the Executive Secretary of the Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (KADSEMA), Mal. Usman Hayatu Mazadu at the head office of the Agency in Lagos, noted that investment in research would play a major role in ensuring the harnessing of Nigeria’s maritime potentials.
“The key cardinal principle of opening the NIMASA Lokoja office is to improve on Research and Development.
He said, “Now, the Blue Economy has come to stay and very soon you will see the impact of what we have; in terms of the gains and benefits to grow our Gross Domestic Product while improving the well-being of our own Economy”.
Earlier in his remarks, Mallam Usman of KADSEMA lauded the Agency for the feat achieved so far, which cuts across the entire Nigeria.
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