Invest in maritime sector, NIMASA urges Nigerians in Diaspora

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Lagos, May 8, 2023 -The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has called on Nigerians in the Diaspora to invest in the country’s maritime sector.

It describe the sector as the next big thing packed with assets to fuel the growth of the economy.

Dr Bashir Jamoh, NIMASA Director General, gave the advice during the closing ceremony of the Global African Diaspora Symposium with the theme: ‘Building stronger connections between Africa and the Global Diaspora.’

The Director-General, who was represented by the Director, Special Duties, Mr Isichie Osamgbi, said: “the maritime sector is an untapped gold in the country and we see it as the future oil.

“The assets in the maritime industry – we call it the ‘blue economy’, is far greater than you can imagine.

“So, we believe it is something worth investing in now. An investment in the maritime sector in Nigeria is considered well invested funds “

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Director General, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), organisers of the symposium, expressed appreciation to NIMASA for the support to the programme and urged interested participants in the maritime industry to reach out to the agency for more information. (GBN)

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