Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has ordered a financial and staff audit of the Nigerian
Maritime and Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA).
during a tour of the ports in Lagos and NIMASA’s Resource Centre in Kirikiri,
disappointment at the ill-equipped clinic and laboratory at the
agency’s the resource centre.
I discovered that the Search and Rescue clinic is not equipped; the canteen is
in deteriorated condition; the chairs are not okay and the place is leaking,’’
the Minster said.
placement of staff which he encountered when he met a graduate of agriculture
and a graduate of law at the library, he said it was necessary to review employment
to ensure that everyone was placed where they could function best.
for the staff nominal roll and details of staff employed by the agency and
government is not interested in sacking staff, but would ensure that
everyone is engaged in such a way that they can offer their best for the
growth of the sector.
governor also also directed the Acting Director-General, Mr Haruna Jauro,
to forward details of contracts awarded by the agency for verification
demanding also for a detailed financial report of the agency since its
given to this agency yearly and I am yet to see how it has been spent. I am yet
to see some of the projects being executed by this agency,’’ Amaechi said.
created from the merger of National Maritime Authority (NMA) and Joint Maritime
Labour Industrial Council on Aug. 1, 2006.