maritime Transport

Tinubu appoints Mobereola ex-LAMATA boss as NIMASA new DG

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Dr. Dayo Mobereola as the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), for a renewable two term of four years, each.
According to a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale, Dr. Mobereola holds a Ph.D, and an M.Sc in Transport Economics from the University of Wales, United Kingdom. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Transport, England, and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Transport, Nigeria.
Dr. Mobereola served as the Managing Director LAMATA between 2003 and 2015 and was also the Commissioner for Transportation in Lagos State from 2015 to 2016. A private sector player, he was Deputy Managing Director and Project Development Director at AFM Consulting Plc, London. He was also Senior Economist at British Petroleum Shipping Limited, London.
Chief Ajuri Ngelale in his statement in Abuja on Tuesday said the President expects the new DG NIMASA to bring his wealth of experience to bear in his new role.
Dr. Mobereola according to the statement is expected to achieve the mandate of NIMASA in providing world-leading standards of maritime safety administration, maritime labour regulation, marine pollution prevention and control, search and rescue, cabotage enforcement, shipping development and ship registration, in accordance with the policies and programmes of the Renewed Hope Agenda for the sector as guided by the Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Adegboyega Oyetola.
The new DG NIMASA will be taking over from Chudi Ofodile, the Executive Director, Finance and Administration, who took over from Jamoh as DG NIMASA in acting capacity, less than 24 hours.

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