President Buhari Appoints New NIMASA Boss

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has announced that Dakuku Peterside is being replaced as NIMASA’s boss.

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Bashir Jamoh as Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA)’s new director-general.

He will replace Dakuku Peterside who was appointed to head the sea agency in 2016.

The tenure of Peterside as NIMASA DG expires on 10 March 2020.

The newly appointed DG is currently NIMASA’s executive director of administrators and finance, a report from TheCable has revealed.

Jamoh is also the current president of Nigeria’s Chartered Institute of Transport Administration (CIoTA), who comes from Kaduna.

The 56-year-old holds a PhD from Port Harcourt University which specializes in logistics and transportation management.

He also holds a master’s degree in management from Korea Maritime and Ocean University, a postgraduate degree in management sciences from Bayero University, Kano and an accounting diploma from Ahmadu Bello University of Zaria.

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TheCable also understands he has 32 years of professional experience in the maritime and transportation sectors.

He is also the author of the book, Harnessing the Maritime Assets in Nigeria: Past, Present and Future.

In 2003, Jamoh joined NIMASA as Assistant Chief Commercial Officer, Central and Eastern Zones.

Before transfer of his services to the then National Maritime Authority (NMA) in 1994, he served with the Kaduna state government.

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