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West African nations solve to improve maritime protection


Deputy Transportation Minister, Titus Glover (Center) with some dignitaries at the Regional Maritime College (RMU) 22nd Board of Governors conference

West African nations together with Ghana have reaffirmed their resolve to improve maritime protection in the sub-region.

Dignitaries at the Regional Maritime University (RMU) 22nd Board of Governors conference also expressed their determination to making sure a feasible maritime overall economy.

Speaking at the function, Transport Minister for Cameroon, Ngalle Bihehe Ernest impressed on member states to deepen motivation to the Maritime College.

“The Maritime College is finest revered for its excellence in schooling of college students throughout the entire world and listed here in West Africa. A shored-up motivation to make this institution far more robust is extremely crucial,” he said.

On his portion, Transport Minister for the Gambia, Bai Manin Jobe described that irrespective of some protection difficulties in the maritime sector, the regional maritime college will be equipping college students with wanted abilities to continue to be competitive.

According to him, “The Regional Maritime College retains obtaining much better by the several years. We will have to devote extra to knowledge actual time effect on the blue economy”.

Meanwhile, Deputy Transportation Minister, Titus Glover touted government’s achievement to making sure a safer maritime economy.  

The 22nd conference of the Board of Governors was climaxed by the 13th congregation which noticed the previous president John Agyekum Kufuor conferred Honorary Doctorate as nicely as the President of Sierra Leone, Julius Maada Bio.

President Maada Bio gained the Honorary Degree in recognition of the country’s determination as a person of the 5 founding member states to the development and development of the RMU since the signing of the Headquarters Settlement in 1983.

Previous Rector of the RMU, Capt Aaron Obeng Turkson, was also awarded the Diploma of Honorary Health practitioner of Maritime Affairs, Honoris Causa for his devotion to the RMU as a lecturer and by dint of really hard get the job done, growing by the ranks to the substantial workplace of Rector in 2000.

In all, a complete of 396 students graduated with bachelor’s levels and diploma in a variety of fields which include 329 bachelors and 67 diplomas.

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