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DAKUKU MAINTAINS STANCE ON TACKLING AFRICA'S PIRACY AND MARITIME CRIMES

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NIGERIAN MARITIME ADMINISTRATION AND SAFETY AGENCY (NIMASA)
PRESS RELEASE

The Chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that Maritime Administrations (MARADs) in Africa are set to tackle the twin issue of piracy, sea crime and illegal migration in the continent.
The AMAA Chairman who disclosed this to maritime journalists at the sidelines of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) council meeting in London said that the continent through her leaders have put in place the necessary framework to tackle all forms of criminalities, which will guarantee safety and security of lives and property and help harness the benefits of the blue economy.
According to him, some of the instruments being proposed to tackle crimes include; the Africa Integrated Maritime Strategy (AIMS) 2050, the Yaoundé Code of Conduct, the Djibouti Code of Conduct and the Lome Charter amongst other strategies.
Speaking further, Dr. Peterside hinted that …