Inland waterways security: NIWA to collaborate with Presidential Amnesty programme
(By Udeme Clement):
In his quest to enhance security on inland waterways, the Managing Director, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Dr George Moghalu paid a courtesy visit to the Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme, Colonel Milland Dikio Dixon at his office in Abuja.
The General Manager in charge of Corporate Affairs,Jibril Darda’u, made this known in a press statement.
In his speech, the NIWA boss, who was accompanied by his management team said, “we are here to collaborate and look for areas of partnership with the Presidential Amnesty Programme, in order to provide adequate security on NIWA facilities in the Niger-Delta Area.
“Also to build confidence
in stakeholders that our waterways is crime free.”
According to him, the visit is part of his security stratagems by engaging all relevant security forces, such as the piolice and Navy to beef up the security on the waterways.
Responding, the Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme, Colonel Milland Dikio Dixon thanked the NIWA boss for the visit.
He said, “I am very happy with your coming, the Amnesty Programme is also willing to meet with NIWA, to look at areas of partnership in order to create jobs for Niger-Delta youths.”
Earlier, the Managing Director of NIWA, congratulated Colonel Milland on his appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari, as the Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme, describing it as a well-deserved appointment considering his past records.