Nigeria: FG to tackle piracy, illicit maritime activities with N24 million

Federal Government has pledged to provide N24 million to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to boost its campaign against piracy and illicit maritime activities in Africa, a statement issued on Friday in Abuja by Yetunde Sonaike, Deputy Director, Press, Federal Ministry of Transport, has said.

The Minister of Transport, Sen. Idris Umar, made the pledged when he paid a courtesy visit on the IMO Secretary-General, Koji Sekimizuat, at the organisation’s headquarters in London.

The minister who was attending the on-going 112th Council Session of the IMO in Londan, expressed federal government’s appreciation for the organisation’s technical cooperation and assistance to Africa, and Nigeria in particular.

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Source: http://businessdayonline.com

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