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Tinubu Appoints Former Lagos Transport Commissioner As NIMASA Boss

President Bola Tinubu has appointed a former Transport Commissioner in Lagos State, Dr. Dayo Mobereola as Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) for a renewable term of four years.
His appointment follows the exit of Mr. Bashir Jamoh, whose tenure recently expired.
The new D-G holds 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.
Dr. Mobereola was once the Managing Director of Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) from 2003 to 2015 and Commissioner for Transportation in Lagos State from 2015 to 2016.
He was Deputy Managing Director and Project Development Director at AFM Consulting Plc, London. He was also Senior Economist at British Petroleum Shipping Limited, London.
President Tinubu mandated the new helmsman to bring his vast experience to bear in his new role and to achieve the mandate of NIMASA in 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.

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