The Presidency through the Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR), has declared the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), as the best Federal Government agency in digital transformation.
Mr Osagie Edward, Assistant Director, Public Relations, NIMASA, said this in a statement in Lagos on Wednesday.
Edwards said that the Director-General, BPSR who conveyed the presidential award to NIMASA management, also announced that Dr Bashir Jamoh, Director-General NIMASA would also be honoured.
“Jamoh was nominated to receive the distinguished GovTech Trailblazers award for providing exemplary leadership.
“The BPSR also announced that the awards were as a result of a nationwide nomination and online voting process initiated by the Bureau, as well as a detailed analysis of performance of all government MDAs at the national level.
“The award presentation is scheduled to take place in the nation’s federal capital in October this year,” Edwards quoted director-general, BPSR as said.
He said that Jamoh expressed pleasure and assured of the agency’s commitment to full operational digitalisation.
“This award is a pleasant surprise. We weren’t expecting it. We were just doing our job . This award will spur us to accelerate our quest to fully digitalize all NIMASA operations,”he said.
Edwards noted that public sector reform consists of deliberate changes to the structures and processes of public sector organizations with the objective of getting them to run better. (NAN)(