The Alumni of Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron (AMANO), has congratulated the Rector of the Academy, Commodore Emmanuel Effedua on his re-appointment for another term of 4 years.
President of AMANO, Emmanuel Maiguwa, expressed the message of goodwill in a statement made available to Maritime Today Online.
He said Commodore Effedua has ‘tenaciously’ demonstrated high commitment to the standard of the Academy by re-positioning it to produce quality graduates just he pledged the Alumni’s commitment to support quality maritime education in the country.
“On behalf of the Alumni of Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron (AMANO), I would like to congratulate the Rector of Maritime Academy Oron, Nigeria, Commodore Emmanuel Duja Effedua (Rtd) on his re-appointment to serve another term of 4 years.
“Like I have said severally in public space, the Maritime Academy, Oron is sailing at good speed and course, which should not be distorted until it is stabilized.
“What is encouraging about the Rector’s reappointment necessitating our goodwill message is not only because he has gotten a second term, but for the obvious reason that both the Minister of Transport, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, and the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (Rtd) have recognized the previous sterling qualities of the Rector to move the institution to even greater heights.
“It is our belief in AMANO that this recognition will go a long way in encouraging public office holders to be selfless in rendering their services to the nation.
“On behalf of AMANO, I would like to thank both the President and the Minister of Transport for re-appointing the Rector while at the same time assuring the leadership of the Academy and the Ministry of Transport of the commitment of the Alumni of Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron to support quality Maritime Education in the country,” he said.
Maiguwa called on the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and other critical stakeholders to join hands and ensure that the Academy improves on the quality of maritime education and training in Nigeria.