Jauro resumes as NIMASA acting DG

Mr. Haruna Baba Jauro has formally taken over from Barrister Calistus Nwabueze Obi as the Acting Director General/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). The handover ceremony took place in the Agency on Monday 27th July, 2015.

While pledging his unreserved loyalty to the Acting DG, Mr Obi enjoined staff of the Agency to support Mr. Haruna Baba Jauro. Barrister Obi assured that the excellent working relationship between him and the new Acting DG would continue in order to lift the Agency to greater heights.

Responding, Mr. Haruna Jauro expressed gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari for the opportunity to serve the nation in his new capacity. He thanked staff of NIMASA for their commitment to duty and craved the cooperation of all for the realization of the mandate of the Agency.

A press statement issued by NIMASA’s Deputy Director/ Head of Media, Isichei Osamgbi quoted the acting DG as saying “I want to thank all staff of NIMASA for the commitment to the objectives of this Agency and crave your cooperation so that together we can actualize the objectives for which the Agency was set up” the Acting DG said.

The Acting DG who until his appointment was the Executive Director Finance and Administration in the Agency is expected to be in charge until a substantive Director General is appointed.