|DG NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside|
generated over N22.9 billion to the consolidated revenue fund in 2018.
this is the highest ever contribution coming from NIMASA from inception till
Committee on Marine and Transport in Abuja, said NIMASA proposed N112.1 billion
for the 2019 fiscal year.
budgeted revenue will be N112.1 billion.
to spend N20.1 billion.
maritime projects, it will cost N17. 6 billion.
consolidated revenue fund has consistently been on the increase in the past few
inception till date.
three years, our contribution to the consolidated revenue fund has surpassed
every known record before now.”
closing out all ongoing projects.
the IMO elections,” he said.
maritime security, which has been a challenge for some time.
the Deep Blue Project, which was conceptualised to provide an integrated
national surveillance and waterway protection solution with a command and
control infrastructure in the country which will see us purchasing a number of
special mission aircraft, helicopters for intervention, armoured vehicles for
be known as hot spot of piracy, “which is the challenge we are facing now.
on maritime security in the country in October to get the world to focus on the
Golf of Guinea.
Suppression of Piracy Act, called on the Senate to also follow suit.
agency plans to generate N16 billion to the consolidated revenue fund in 2019,
Peterside said: “Nobody has control over issues of security and emergency.
would spend some of the funds generated to tackle maritime security.
contribute less,” he said.
committee, Senator Ahmed Sani, lauded the presentation and wished the agency
success in its mandate.