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Wither Sarumi’s IMC?

Wither Sarumi’s IMC?

Maritime
It was long in coming but it came all the same: the complete and dramatic dismantling of the illegal Interim Management Committee set up by the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, to reposition the much-troubled and maligned Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron, Akwa Ibom state. The 40-year-old institution had been battling decades-old decay in infrastructure, poor funding, staff motivation, and a rejig of the academic curriculum to serve the needs of an institution that aims to train competent seafarers for the maritime industry. The road to this illegal committee started when Amaechi, upon assumption of office, set up a committee headed by the former Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, A are Adebayo Sarumi with a complement of maritime experts. After Sarum...
MAN, Oron would not compromise on Quality of our cadets – Rector

MAN, Oron would not compromise on Quality of our cadets – Rector

Breaking News, Education
Rector of Nigeria’s Premier Maritime Institution, the Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron, Commodore Duja Effedua has pledged to transform the institution to one of the best in the world. The Rector who spoke exclusively to Shipping World said “under my watch the emphasis would be quality, quality, quality. And to achieve this we are going to turn the institution to a centre of excellence in such a manner that every cadet of the Academy would be a worthy ambassador of this great country. The era of mass production of half baked cadets is over “We are going to improve on the basic infrastructure needed for the Academy” he said. On the spate of abandoned projects in the Academy, Comdr Effedua revealed that only projects that are relevant to the cadets would 'receive our attention. He...
President Muhammadu Buhari names Demola Seriki as Chairman of MAN, Oron Governing Council.

President Muhammadu Buhari names Demola Seriki as Chairman of MAN, Oron Governing Council.

Breaking News, Education
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a Governing Council for the Maritime Academy of Oron, Akwa Ibom State. The 4-man Council is headed by Demola Seriki as Chairman. Other members of the Governing Council include Taiwo Tayo Ibitola(SAN), Hon Garba Jiji and Alh Sale Kudiawa. The Maritime Academy of Nigeria has been without a Governing Council since the inception of the present administration. With this appointment, the Interim Management Council of the Academy headed by Aare Adebayo Sarumi is expected to wind up. Mr Seriki who hails from Lagos State belongs to the ruling All Progress Congress. He was appointed Minister of State Defence in 2009 before defecting to the APC. He holds a master of science degree from Herbert Lehman College of the City University of New York in the ...
NASS to Amaechi: Governing Council not Interim Management Committee for MAN Oron

NASS to Amaechi: Governing Council not Interim Management Committee for MAN Oron

Breaking News, Education, Maritime
Chairman House of Representative Committee on Maritime Administration and Education, Mallam Muhammad Umar Bago has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately inaugurate a Governing Council for the Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron in Akwa Ibom to assist in the day to day running of the premier maritime institution in the country . Mallam Bago who gave the advice during an oversight visit to the institution last week picked holes with Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi on the appointment of an Interim Management Committee to run the Academy side by side a substantive Rector. Said he: "An Interim Management Committee has no place in the Act establishing the Maritime Academy of Nigeria.As it stands today, the IMC remains an illegality and cannot pass any integrity test as it h...
I Will Turn Around The Fortunes of MAN Oron In 365 Days – Rector

I Will Turn Around The Fortunes of MAN Oron In 365 Days – Rector

Breaking News, Education, Maritime
Newly appointed Rector of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Commodore Emma Daju Effedua retd has promised to return the institution to its glorious past as one the most admired and respected maritime academy in the west and central African sub region. Commodore Effedua who made the pledge Wednesday in Oron when he hosted members of the House Committee of Maritime Administration and Education said, "I am here to change the narrative where cadets of the Academy are regarded as half baked and unemployable" He added that, " When this Academy was established 40 years ago it was the the pride of the African continent. It was established at the same time countries like South Africa, Ghana and Egypt also came up with their maritime academies but 40 years down the line, we are hundreds of ...

I Am In Charge As Rector of MAN, Oron …. Navy Commander Daju Effedua (retd).

Education
The newly appointed Rector of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Retd Navy Comm.Daju Effedua said in Lagos Monday that he was effectively in charge as Rector of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria , Oron, Akwa Ibom Stste . The Rector who denied claims that he was a stooge to the Adebayo Sarumi led Interim Management Committee, IMC said "what you don't know is the fact that I am also a member of the IMC. You must agree with me that government acted in the best interest of the Academy, look at the pedigree of members of the IMC and you will agree with me that we have the best hands on board", he said . Commander Effedua also dispelled rumours that fresh admissions into the Academy had been suspended for two years. " What we did was to suspend admission for one academic session based on the f...