April 19, 2024

NIMASA DG, Jamoh Hands Over To Offodile Bows Out On A High

Outgoing Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr Bashir Jamoh, OFR (right) in a warm handshake with Executive Director, Finance and Administration/Acting Director General, Hon. Chudi Offodile during the Hand Over Ceremony held at the NIMASA Towers in Victoria Island, Lagos.

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NIMASA DG, Jamoh Hands Over To Offodile Bows Out On A High

By Okezie Nnadi

The outgoing Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh OFR, today handed over the affairs of the Agency to Honorable Chudi Offodile, the Agency’s Executive Director, Finance and Administration. This is coming on the heels of the expiration of Jamoh’s tenure on March 10, 2024.

During the handover ceremony at NIMASA Towers in Victoria Island, Jamoh expressed gratitude to the Federal Government for giving him the opportunity to serve in the capacity as Director General and urged the next leadership of the Agency to consolidate on the gains of the past four years.

“I wish to express gratitude to Almighty Allah and the Federal Government for the privilege given me to serve Nigeria in this capacity, as I count myself a privileged Nigerian to have occupied this position, while also contributing my quota to the Nigerian maritime sector.

Let me also use this opportunity to assure the staff of the Agency that wherever I am, I will still remain a part of this family; a place I have spent the active 30 years of my life”. Jamoh said.

He also used the opportunity to thank staff of the Agency for the cooperation enjoyed and their professionalism in assisting the Agency in the realization of its mandate. He enjoined them to keep up the good work and cooperate with the new leadership of the Agency.

Executive Director Operations, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Engr. Fatai Taiye Adeyemi; Outgoing Director General NIMASA, Dr Bashir Jamoh, OFR; Acting DG/ Executive Director, Finance and Administration, Hon. Chudi Offodile and Executive Director Maritime Labour and Cabotage Services, Mr. Jibril Abba during the Hand Over Ceremony held at the NIMASA Towers in Victoria Island, Lagos.

On his part, Honorable Chudi Offodile thanked Jamoh for bringing his wealth of experience to the sector, while also stating that the expertise of the outgoing DG will continue to be required in the industry.

“I want to express my gratitude to the outgoing DG for being a guide to me upon assumption of office as the Executive Director, Finance & Administration, four years ago. The industry will continue to call on you for your expertise”, the Acting DG said.

Dr. Jamoh handed over to Offodile in compliance with the Federal Government Establishment Circular tagged “End of Tenure Processes for Heads of Extra-Ministerial Departments, Director-Generals, Chief Executive Officers of Parastatals, Agencies, Commissions, and Government-Owned Companies and Succession Guideline” dated 4th December 2017.

: L-R: Director, Data Management Services, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Engr. Chris Amakulo, Director Deep Blue, Mr. Otonye Obom, Executive Director Operations, NIMASA, Engr. Fatai Taiye Adeyemi; Outgoing Director General NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, OFR; Executive Director, Finance and Administration/Acting Director General, Hon. Chudi Offodile; Director, Reform Coordination and Strategic Communication, NIMASA, Aishatu Jidda and Director Special Duties, NIMASA, Isichei Osamgbi during the Hand Over Ceremony held at the NIMASA Towers in Victoria Island, Lagos

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