Photo News:NIMASA Moves To Establish Blue Economy Information Desk At Nigeria’s Ports of Entry

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Given that the development of the blue economy, under the supervision  of  Adegboyega Oyetola, a former governor of State led ministry of marine and blue economy has become a top priority of  President Bola Ahmed’s Administration  appear to have encouraged  the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency under the Leadership of Bashir Jamoh, OFR,  to establish  Blue Economy Information Desks at the country’s  seaports and Land border areas  expected to enhance inter-ministerial Collaboration.

The plan to establish the Blue Economy Information Desk by the maritime regulatory agency was said to received a major boost in the recent t time as Festus Keyamo, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, and minister of Aviation has joined Oyetola, the minister of marine and blue economy has thrown their weight on the NIMASA planned establishment of Blue Economy Information Desk at all the country’s port of entry . Keyamo. The minister of Aviation may have agreed that the establishment of the Blue Economy Information Desk should be extended to the country’s Aviation sector after discussion on the matter with Jamoh, the NIMASA, Director General which was said to be very revealing.

An elated Jamoh, had said that that the establishment of the Blue Economy Information Desk at the various seaports, airports and Land border areas across the country will go a long way to enhance inter-ministerial collaboration to harness the potentials in in the $2.5 trillion underutilised vast resources in the nation’s waters. He noted that the Information Desk, would create the much – needed awareness if a functional intermodal transport system and tourism amongst others, which are key components of a growing maritime nation,

Many believe that Jamoh, the Chief Executive Officer, may have been encouraged to reach out to the minister of Aviation to facilitate the Blue Economy Information Desk at the nation’s airports as the blue economy has come stay in Nigeria. The discussion between the NIMASA helmsman and Gunter Pauli, a Professor of Economics, entrepreneur and blue economy expert may have further encouraged him to reach out Keyamo, the minister of Aviation because of the nexus between Maritime an Aviation.    

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