Nigeria is Perceived as Headquarters of Piracy, Says NIMASA DG

Deji Elumoye in Abuja

Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, Tuesday said Nigeria being the headquarters of poverty in the world was also perceived as the headquarters of piracy worldwide.

Peterside who disclosed this in Abuja while defending the Agency’s 2019 budget before the Senate Committee on Marine Transport emphasised that “within international maritime sector, Nigeria is largely seen as headquarters of Piracy in the world”.

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Source: thisdaylive.com

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