The Secretary to the Federal Government, Mr. Boss Mustapha, has commended the Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside and his management team for the growth and the recorded progress achieved in the maritime Industry. He noted that Dr. Dakuku’s dedication and commitment, has served as a vital link which has driven the operations of NIMASA. The Secretary to the Government made this declaration during the NIMASA corporate dinner night, staff long service and industry merit awards nights held on January 18, 2020, in Lagos.
Mr. Boss Mustapha said: “I have however been following keenly, the developments in NIMASA and indeed the maritime industry where I was an active participant a few years ago, having served as the MD of NIWA. “I want to congratulate the Management of NIMASA led by Dr. Dakuku Peterside for the job they have been doing in the industry. “Your administrative contributions and innovative ideas have lifted the Maritime sector to new heights. “And I know that without you, staff and stakeholders, the progress so far made would have been impossible.
“The successful growth of NIMASA is thedirect result of your valued employees and stakeholders. Your dedication andcommitment serves as a vital link in the chain which drives the operation ofNIMASA,” the Secretary to the Federal Government added.
While highlighting the initiatives ofPresident Buhari in the Maritime sector, Mr. Mustapha said. “I believe thatwhat NIMASA is doing is aimed at engendering higher productivity and efficiencyin the entire maritime industry so as to grow the economy for the overall goodof Nigeria and its citizens. “In our bid to improve efficiency and productivityin all of government, the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2016inaugurated the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) withthe sole aim of creating an enabling environment for the growth of businesseswith port operations as a major plank.”