• Tue. Apr 23rd, 2024

NIMASA Unveils Nigeria’s First Maritime Museum

In a landmark development, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is set to officially open the NIMASA Maritime Museum, marking a significant milestone as the first Maritime Museum in Nigeria.

Dr. Bashir Jamoh, the Director-General of NIMASA, personally inspected the museum over the weekend, underscoring its importance in preserving maritime history, educating stakeholders, and promoting tourism for both local and international visitors.

The NIMASA Maritime Museum is poised to play a crucial role in archiving maritime heritage, showcasing the rich maritime history of Nigeria. Dr. Bashir Jamoh emphasized the multifaceted purposes of the museum, envisioning it as a hub for education and a tourist attraction that will contribute to both local and international cultural experiences.

With a commitment to preserving and promoting the maritime sector’s legacy, the museum is expected to house a diverse collection of artifacts, historical documents, and interactive exhibits. This initiative not only adds a cultural gem to Nigeria but also reinforces the country’s position in the global maritime community.

The official opening of the NIMASA Maritime Museum is anticipated to draw attention from various stakeholders, scholars, maritime enthusiasts, and tourists, contributing to the agency’s efforts in fostering a deeper understanding of Nigeria’s maritime history and its impact on the global stage.

Osagie Edward, FNIPR, Assistant Director/Head of Public Relations at NIMASA, expressed enthusiasm about the unveiling of the museum, highlighting its significance in promoting awareness and appreciation of Nigeria’s maritime heritage.

Hyacinth Beluchukwu Nwafor

Hyacinth Beluchukwu Nwafor is a seasoned journalist and the CEO/Founder Belch Digital Communications, publishers of Hybrid News Nigeria.

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