Federal Government reiterates commitment to strengthen maritime security

The Federal Government has pledged readiness to give priority attention to issues of maritime security and safety for economic growth of the country.

Vice president, Yemi Osibanjo stated this while declaring open the 3rd Association of African Maritime Administrators -AAMA conference holding in Abuja.

He hinted on effective protection of the country’s borders to ensure safe entry and exit by business investors.

Delegates of 33 African maritime nations are converging at the forum to brainstorm on ways Africa can reap and tap more into the numerous economic advantages in its Oceans and Seas,

The management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency -NIMASA, led by its Director General, Dakuku Peterside, is hosting the event on behalf of the country and has assured that the event would provide the requisite platform to uplift Nigeria more in the comity of maritime nations across the globe.

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