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How Amaechi stopped re-appoint ment of Dakuku Peterside as NIMASA DG

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Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi failed to submit the name of Dakuku Peterside for second tenure as Director General of Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA).
Instead, the Minister of Transportation submitted somebody else name which was declined by President Muhammadu Buhari, CAPITAL POST learnt.


President Buhari later appointed Dr Bashir Jamoh, who assumed duty yesterday with the new Executive Directors of the agency.

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Speaking during the handing over ceremony at the NIMASA Head Office in Apapa, Lagos, the new DG said the agency was committed to improving the core mandate of the agency to promote the nation’s maritime industry to international standard.
The Executive Directors are: Hon. Chudi Offodile, new Executive Director, Finance and Administration; Shehu Ahmed, new Executive Director, Operations; new Director General, NIMASA, Dr Bashir Jamoh; with Hon. Engr Victor Onyekachi Ochei, new Executive Director, Cabortage Services. The new Board Chairman is Chief Okorie Asita.
Mr. Dakuku Peterside served only four years as NIMASA DG.

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