Buhari Dumps Amaechi Ally, Appoints Bashir Jamoh As Replacement

NEWS March 5, 2020 


By Our Reporter

Dakuku Peterside , director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and an ally of Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi dreams to get a second term was nip in the bud as he was directed to hand over to Bashir Jamoh as the new DG on March 10, 2020 when his tenure expires..

This is according to the appointment made by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Jamoh will replace Dakuku Peterside who was appointed in 2016 to head the maritime agency.

The newly appointed DG is currently the executive director for admin and finance at NIMASA.

Jamoh, who hails from Kaduna, is also the current president of the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration of Nigeria (CIoTA).

The 56-year-old holds a PhD from the University of Port Harcourt, specialising in logistics and transport management.

He also holds a master’s degree in management from Korea Maritime and Ocean University, a post-graduate diploma in management sciences from Bayero University, Kano and a diploma in accounting from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria.

Jamoh has 32 years of professional experience in the transportation and maritime sector.

He is also the author of the book, Harnessing Nigeria’s Maritime Assets: Past, Present and Future.

He joined NIMASA in 2003 as an assistant chief commercial officer, eastern and central zones.

He served with the Kaduna state government before transferring his services to the then National Maritime Authority (NMA) in 1994