Administration and Safety Agency NIMASA (Left) receiving handover notes from
Barrister Calistus Nwabueze Obi, Executive Director, Maritime Labour and
Cabotage Services at the Agency’s Head Office in Lagos.
Jauro on Monday formally took over from Mr Calistus Nwabueze Obi as the Acting
Director General/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Maritime
Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA).
the Deputy Director/Head of Public Relations, Mr Isichei Osamgbi, disclosed that
the handover ceremony took place at the Agency’s office in Lagos.
said Obi pledged his support for Jauro and urged other staff of the agency to
support the new Acting Director General also.
relationship between him and the new Acting DG would continue in order to lift
the Agency to greater heights,” the statement read partly.
statement, Jauro expressed gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari for the
opportunity given him to serve the nation in his new capacity.
commitment to duty and craved the cooperation of all for the realisation of the
mandate of the Agency.
all staff of NIMASA for the commitment to the objectives of this Agency.
cooperation so that together we can actualize the objectives for which the
Agency was set up,” the statement quoted the Acting DG to have said.
his appointment was the Executive Director Finance and Administration in the
Agency, is expected to be in charge until a substantive Director General is appointed,
the statement said.
NIMASA had on July 21 issued a statement announcing Obi as acting director
general after Dr Ziakede Akpobolokemi’s sack as director general of the agency.
Agency, on July 25 announced the taking over of the position of the acting
director general by Jauro.