Performance Review :
NIMASA Holds Senior Management Strategic Session
* Blue economy is the key for future development – NESG DG
As part of efforts to review performance and strategise to achieve its mandate, the Management of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has organised a 3-day Management strategic session.
Speaking during the opening session, the Agency’s Director General, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, OFR, noted that continuous internal stakeholders’ engagement is key component of the current administration, aims at achieving successful implementation of its tripod mandate of ensuring Maritime Safety, Maritime Security and Shipping Development for the Nigerian Maritime industry.
Dr. Jamoh disclosed that achieving the mandate of the Agency requires collective efforts from all stakeholders, which will in turn help drive investors’ confidence in engaging in businesses in Nigerian maritime sector.
He said : “Shipping is crucial to the survival of global economy, as was exemplified during the COVID-19 pandemic, where virtually all sectors of the global economy were grounded, except the shipping industry. For us at NIMASA, we are focused on driving the Agenda of Federal Government in making the Nigerian maritime sector attractive for investors, while we keep building capacity of our people to make them compete favourably with their counterparts in the comity of maritime nations”.
On his part, the Director General, Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), Laoye Jaiyeolawho hinged his presentation on providing leadership, noted that the maritime industry is capable of playing a leading role in reshaping the Nigerian economy.
He used the occasion to enjoin Management of the Agency to move with the trend, in order to meet up with modern day realities, in ensuring that Nigerian maritime sector is in tandem with its counterpart in other maritime climes.
“With the global uncertainty due largely to the Ukraine-Russian war and adapting to new normal brought unto humanity by COVID-19, which led to weakening global stability, Blue Economy is the future.
“Leaders should embrace the use of technology in maritime sector and acquire new skills in-demand. This is the only way Nigeria can provide leadership in the maritime sector” He said.
It is imperative to state that Dr. Bashir Jamoh led administration has adopted continuous stakeholders’ engagement across board in the quest to realise its mandate.
“The Senior Management Strategic Management session 2022, has an eight-year plan made up of short, medium and long-term clearly stated goals aimed at enhancing performance of the Agency.
Director General of NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh OFR (left) and Lead Consultant, Kainos Edge Consulting, Dr. Joe Dada during NIMASA 2030 Medium Term Strategic Plan (MTSP) session in Lagos.
Group Photograph of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency’s Management during NIMASA 2030 Medium Term Strategic Plan session in Lagos