Executive Director of Administration and Finance of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Bashir Jimoh has been appointed the Agency’s Director General to take over from Dakuku Peterside who retires on March 10.
Already, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved Bashir Jamoh’s appointment.
The new Director General hails from Kaduna State and is currently the president of the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration of Nigeria (CIoTA).
The 56-year-old Jimoh holds a PhD from the University of Port Harcourt, specialising in logistics and transport management. He also holds a master’s degree in management from Korea Maritime and Ocean University, a post-graduate diploma in management sciences from Bayero University, Kano and a diploma in accounting from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria.
Jimoh has 32 years of professional experience in the transportation and maritime sector.
He is the author of the book, Harnessing Nigeria’s Maritime Assets: Past, Present and Future. Jamoh joined NIMASA in 2003 as an assistant chief commercial officer, eastern and central zones.
He served with the Kaduna state government before transferring his services to the then National Maritime Authority (NMA) in 1994.