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Jadesimi Laments Lagos Being a War Zone

On security issues beguiling the Nigerian state, Dr. Amy Jadesimi, CEO Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base (LADOL)  speaks expressly in this interview with Sandra Ukele on

Taking a shift towards security, the Global Maritime Security Conference kiks off in Abuja, how would you say our security enforcement is now, any better?

I think there are 2 aspects to (the) security question and you always have to consider both aspects. The first aspect is the perception.

From the perspective of the maritime sector you wouldn’t believe that from a maritime perspective and the international community the insurance community considers even Lagos hub to be a war zone. And so from the international community it is saying that Lagos is a war zone.

However, IMO themselves have an ISPS status for Lagos of 1. Which means it is as safe as San Francisco, as New York as London because they all have ISPS status of 1.

The first thing I would say when you look at security, let’s look at th…