The Governing Board of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has approved the promotion of its spokesperson, Hajia Lami Tumaka and 75 management staff of the Agency to their next grade levels.
The promotions were approved at the 34th meeting of the Board, held in Lagos under the chairmanship of General Jonathan India Garba (rtd).
Eight Deputy Directors were promoted to the level of Directors, 15 Assistant Directors were promoted to Deputy Directors while 56 grade level 14 officers were promoted to their next grade of Assistant Directors.
Those promoted to Directors include the Agency’s Spokesperson, Hajia Lami Tumaka, Head of Procurement department, Mr. Sani Mohammed, Head of Financial Services department, Mr. Olayemi Abbas and his counterpart in Cabotage department, Mr. Hassan el-Yakub. Others were the Coordinator, Western Zonal Operations, Hajia Aisha Jummai Musa, Head of Marine Environment Management department, Mrs. Susan Asagwara, Head of Shipping Development department, Mr. Akin Akinyosoye and his counterpart in Legal Services, Mr. Suleman Abdulsalam.The promotion went through a rigorous process, as independent consultants were engaged to carry out the exercise. Also, the Agency approved the promotion of 222 non-management staff between grade levels 4-14.