By Mitchelle Uzorka
The Federal Government has reiterated its resolve to enhance security and capacity development in the maritime industry through collaboration with relevant stakeholders in the sector.
This was made known by the Minister of State for Transportation, Sen. Gbemisola Ruqayyah Saraki, in Abuja at the inauguration of the Joint Committee on Security and Capacity Development for the Maritime Industry.
The minister disclosed that the purpose of the collaboration was to bring together all stakeholders in the maritime sector to ensure capacity building and job creation, aimed at improving security and strategies for the advancement of the maritime industry in line with global best practices.
Meanwhile, the Chairperson House Committee on Maritime Education and Administration, Lynda Chuba Ikpeazu, reiterated the support of the National Assembly with the collaboration as it is geared towards enhancing service delivery in the Industry.