Ministry of Transport has constituted a committee to carry out verification of
all projects currently being executed by the Nigerian Maritime Administration
and Safety Agency (NIMASA).
of Public Relations of NIMASA, Hajia Lami Tumaka.
two weeks to conclude its assignment and report to the ministry would be expected to visit the agency’s various projects sites.
Maritime University, NIMASA Shipyard and Dockyard, NIMASA Science and Technical
College, and permanent sites of the six Institutes of Maritime Studies in six
Nigerian Universities among others.
Federal Ministry of Transport, Federal Ministry of Works and the General
Services Unit of NIMASA would do an evaluation of all projects currently being
executed by NIMASA.
would be done with a view to ascertaining their percentage completion in
relation to funds already released.
Haruna Baba Jauro was quoted as saying that the evaluation was necessary for
proper management of the limited resources available to the agency.
execution and to avoid poor planning that could result into abandonment of projects
that would otherwise be beneficial to the development of the maritime industry.
to the statement, Jauro lauded the wisdom of the Transport Ministry in
including officers from the Federal Ministries of Transport and Works.
necessary experts in the process, with a view to providing a report that would
reflect the correct state of the projects.