NIMASA Explains Why Stowaways Not Captured in Anti-Piracy Law
By Godwin Oritse
The recent anti-piracy law assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari did not take the menace of stowaways into consideration as there is no single sanction for stowaways in the statutes book.
Disclosing this to Vanguard Maritime Report at the just concluded ninth Admiralty law for judges held in Lagos, one of the resource persons, Dr. Adewale Olawoyin, informed that nothing about stowaways was captured in the law and called for an advocacy to ensure that the aspect was dealt with in the law book.
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