NIMASA: President Tinubu Appoints Dr. Dayo Mobereola As Director General

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Dr. Dayo Mobereola as the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) for a renewable term of four years. This appointment follows the departure of Mr. Bashir Jamoh, whose tenure recently expired.

Nigeria’s President Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Dr. Mobereola boasts an impressive academic background, holding a Ph.D. and an M.Sc in Transport Economics from the University of Wales, United Kingdom. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Transport, England, and a fellow of the same institute in Nigeria.

Prior to his appointment, Dr. Mobereola served as the Managing Director of Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) from 2003 to 2015. He also held the position of Commissioner for Transportation in Lagos State from 2015 to 2016.

In the private sector, Dr. Mobereola held notable positions including Deputy Managing Director and Project Development Director at AFM Consulting Plc, London, and Senior Economist at British Petroleum Shipping Limited, London.

President Tinubu expressed confidence in Dr. Mobereola’s ability to lead NIMASA effectively, urging him to utilize his extensive experience to achieve the agency’s mandate. This mandate includes providing world-leading standards of maritime safety administration, maritime labour regulation, marine pollution prevention and control, search and rescue, cabotage enforcement, shipping development, and ship registration.

Dr. Mobereola’s appointment aligns with the policies and programs of the Renewed Hope Agenda for the maritime sector, as guided by the Honourable Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, H.E. Adegboyega Oyetola. His leadership is expected to contribute significantly to the advancement and development of Nigeria’s maritime industry.President Tinubu Pledges 0.5% of GDP to Research and Development at Science, Technology, and Innovation Expo

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