IMO Secretary General Visits Nigeria for Summit

Spread the love

Lagos, Nov. 17, 2022  Mr Kitack Lim, the Secretary General of International Maritime Organization, is visiting Nigeria to attend Nigeria International Maritime Summit.

Lim will be in Nigeria from Nov. 20 to Nov. 22

A statement by NIMASA in Lagos on Thursday said the Secretary General would attend the Nigeria International Maritime Summit 2022 where regional policies and operational perspectives to Decarbonization and Green House Gas Emissions in shipping will be the focus. 

The Federal Ministry of Transportation and its agencies in collaboration with the organized maritime private sector, under the auspices of Nigeria International Maritime Summit, are hosting the event.

Minister of Transportation Mu’azu Sambo, says the Federal Government is committed to ensuring Nigeria becomes a major destination for global maritime players.

Dr Bashir Jamoh, the Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), said the visit by Lim would be the first by an IMO Secretary General to Nigeria in over 15 years.

He described the visit as a testament to the renewed confidence of the international maritime community in Nigeria.

“We are glad that after fifteen years, an IMO Secretary General will be visiting Nigeria. 

“Our desire is to continue in this stead until we attain a status of not just the hub of maritime activities in the region, but a major player in the global scene,” he said.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *