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NIMASA To Send IMO Instruments For Domestication

As Gbajabiamila pledges legislative support for blue sea economy.

Sandra Ukele

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has forwarded six International Maritime Organization (IMO) instruments on marine environment management to the presidency for ratification.

This is in a renewed bid to invigorate the protection and preservation of marine and ocean ecosystem, responsible for the conservation, exploration and exploitation of Nigeria's biodiversity.

The Director General of NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside who disclosed this during the African Day of Seas and Oceans in Lagos said the marine ecosystem has huge present and future economic potentials that must be properly managed for its full benefits through conscious efforts and deliberate policies.

He added that NIMASA would continue to take steps to identify with the global maritime community adoption of newer measures designed to achieve sustainable marine economic growth.

This is even as the Speaker House of Re…