NIMASA Explains MoU with Air Force, Navy

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NIMASA Explains MoU with Air Force, Navy

John Iwori
The Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Mr. Patrick Ziakede Akpobolokemi has given an insight into the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) the agency signed with the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) and Nigerian Navy (NN).

The NIMASA helmsman said the MoU was aimed at ensuring the promotion of maritime safety and security as part of fulfilling its mandate as Nigeria’s apex regulatory authority.

He maintained that it was part of efforts in giving expression to NIMASA statutory mandates in relation to maritime security, safety and search and rescue (SAR).

Akpobolokemi, who stated this at a two-day maritime stakeholders’ sensitisation conference on the partnership between NIMASA and NAF in Lagos, pointed out that the agency opted for collaboration with relevant agencies of government in order to have a seamless execution of these mandates.

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