The Governing board of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency has approved the appointment of three new directors.
A statement by the Assistant Director, Public Relations, NIMASA, Osagie Edward, on Friday, said that the approved directors included: Otonye Obom, Umoren Sunday Michael, and Mr. Kazir Abubakar Musa.
The statement also said that the directors were promoted along with 18 deputy directors, 20 assistant directors and 431 other staff who were elevated to their next grade levels.
It further said that the promotions were ratified at a meeting of the governing board of the agency held at the NIMASA headquarters in Lagos.
The Director-General of NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, in the statement, congratulated the promoted members of staff and charged them to remain committed to the agency’s vision of making Nigeria great through sustainable harnessing of its huge maritime potential.
The statement read in part, “Congratulations to the 472 staff of the agency whose promotions have been ratified by the NIMASA Governing Board. It is my expectation that this development will serve as a morale booster as you collectively rededicate yourselves to the delivery of our core mandates.
“We remain dedicated to ensuring staff welfare is at the forefront in order to encourage the hard work and dedication that our staff are known for and is maintained and built upon going forward. Suffice to say that the promotional exercise was rigorous to ensure our high standards are maintained.
“On our part as executive management, we will continue to ensure that staff promotions are conducted as and when due as part of our commitment to human capacity development in the agency thereby ensuring positive contributions to the nation’s economic diversification drive.”