the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) with an Award
for Outstanding CSR Programme for its stellar Corporate Social Responsibility
recent Friendship Night, which also doubled as the launch of the Governor’s
Magazine, was particularly in recognition of NIMASA’s recent donations to
Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and victims of natural and man-made
disasters across the country.
and flood victims in 20 states of the federation, the Support to the Nigerian
Heart Foundation (NHF) and the Nigerian Squash Federation (NSF) were among the
Agency’s charitable activities that the Rotary Club noted as making it eligible
for the award.
Peterside, who was represented by the Deputy Director, Head, Corporate
Communications, Mr. Isichei Osamgbi, said while receiving the award, “We thank
the Rotary Club for this honour. It is surely a spur for us to do more of the
things we have been doing in our little space to improve the state of our
country and our fellow citizens.
our core mandates are to regulate and promote shipping as well as other related
maritime ventures in Nigeria, we are deeply conscious of the difficulties of
natural disaster victims. We are always with them in empathy and physical steps
to ameliorate their situation.”
NIMASA will continue to back the Federal Government’s efforts to give hope to
Nigerians, no matter the challenges we face.”
International, Mr. Kola Sodipo, who presented the award, said, “The Agency
deserves the award given to it because of the CSR activities it has been
carrying out across the federation, which has really touched the lives of
Nigerians at the point they need help the most.”
the Rotary Club, saying regarding the award to the Agency, “The more you give
the more that comes to you.”
walks of life, including the German Consul General, businessmen and socialites.