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Nigeria: NIMASA, PAP to Tackle Maritime Crimes

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has promised to work in partnership with the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) in the fight against piracy and other crimes in the country's maritime domain.

p The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has promised to work in partnership with the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) in the fight against piracy and other crimes in the country's maritime domain.So, as the country's maritime regulatory agency, we want to partner the amnesty programme, which interfaces with the littoral communities, to nip the security challenges in the bud, and stand our nation in good stead for the optimisation of our huge maritime resources.He said: "We cannot proffer solution to the issues and crisis in the Niger Delta without the collaboration of the Presidential Amnesty Programme.Jamoh, underscored the importance of collaboration among relevant agencies and communities in the quest for maritime security.

In his response, Dikio commended Jamoh for his vision and commitment to maritime security.Dikio advised that the training programme being planned by NIMASA should target subjects relevant to the Niger Delta in order to impact them directly and get to the root of the problem.

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