He said for the defence of the country and the economic potential of the Maritime Territory the government would continue to respond to the needs of the Nigerian Navy as well as other stakeholders including the Nigerian Customs, the NIMASA. and relevant paramilitary agencies with stakes in the management of the nation’s Maritime.
The Minister who represented President Muhammadu Buhari as the Special Guest of Honor at the conference, commended the alertness of the Officers and Men of the Nigeria Navy in decimating security challenges in the high sea.
The Chairman of ENFRASCO Limited, Mr. Chukwuma Henry Okolo who delivered a paper on Harnessing Nigeria’s Ship building Capability said building in-country capabilities for Ships manufacturing would be a major contribution to national security and economic development.
“There are 5 categories of agencies within the maritime cluster including the Armed Forces, the Non-Military Services, Agencies with incidental functions, the regulatory Agencies and Disaster management agencies.” He explains
Dr. Jamoh advised against Agencies rivalry and suggested active collaboration in trust and sincerity in the Management of the Nigerian Maritime industry.