The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency NIMASA, Dr Bashir Jamoh, has bagged the national honour of the Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic (OFR).
This was disclosed in a conveyance letter to Dr. Jamoh from the Office of the Honourable Minister, Ministry of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Senator George Akume with the investiture ceremony scheduled to hold at the International Conference Center (ICC), Abuja on Monday, 10th October, 2022.
Reacting to the news on his social media handle, Dr. Jamoh expressed gratitude for being considered for the honour stating: “Words cannot express how humbled I feel to be so considered for the National Honour as an Officer of the Federal Republic (OFR). When I began my maritime journey 30 years ago, little did I know that I would be so favored by Almighty Allah to rise to the position of NIMASA DG, let alone to be considered for one of the highest honours in the land.”
Dr Jamoh especially thanked His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, and the Standing Committee on National Honours Award for deeming him worthy of the honour while also appreciating everyone who had supported him throughout his tenure as NIMASA Director General especially the maritime stakeholders.