Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has
called on well-meaning Nigerians and corporate organisations to support
education at all levels in the country, as education is the major panacea for
the growth and development of a country like Nigeria.
Speaking in Abuja recently as NIMASA
continued its donation of educational learning materials to schools across the
country, in line with her robust Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives,
Peterside noted that it is in that spirit that the Agency is making its own
contribution for the good of the sector.
took place at the Agency’s Zonal office in Abuja, the Director General, NIMASA,
Dr. Dakuku Peterside, who was represented by the Executive Director, Maritime
Labour and Cabotage Services, Mr. Gambo Ahmed at the handover event stated that
the Agency is committed to building capacity not only in the maritime sector
but every sector that would be of benefit to the economy.
would further encourage students in their learning activities especially as
they strive to achieve excellence.
further inspire students to greater heights, an excellence that may possibly
help build a career in the maritime sector that could help unlock the vast
potentials in the nation’s blue economy.”
the northern zone where some items including latest ICT tools were donated to
schools in the North Central and North East Zones.
donation is being done simultaneously across the six geopolitical zones of the
country; in the North East, North West and North Central. Also, the South West,
South East and South South.
donated materials include Ahmadu Bahago Secondary School, Minna, Niger State,
Government Secondary School, Wase LGA, Plateau State and Government Secondary
School, Kashare, Akko LGA, Gombe State.
scheduled to receive their share of the educational materials in the following
include, desktop computers, laptop computers, UPS systems, white boards,
exercise books, scientific calculators, textbooks amongst others.