Ramalan, Pioneer NIMASA Chairman Mourns former NMA DG Ferdinand Agu


Alhaji (Dr) Ahmed Tijjani Ramalan the Pioneer Board Chairman the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency NIMASA said he received with a rude shock the sad news of the sudden tragic passing of Arch Ferdinand Agu a former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Authority (now NIMASA), former Senior Special Assistant to the President of Nigeria in the office of the Secretary of the Government of the Federation

A statement on Saturday by the Pioneer Chairman of NIMASA Alhaji (Dr) Ahmed Tijjani Ramalan said Ferdy, as he was fondly called by his friends and Colleagues lamented that Nigerian Maritime Administration under a New Leadership could not tap or harness the enormous resource reservoir in Ferdinand Agu before he passed on.

Ferdinand Agu was a patriot, a Pan-Nigeria and a leading light in the affairs of men women in the Nigerian Maritime World

The late Ferdinand Agu former DG of NMA passed almost 30 Days after the NIMASA Sponsored Stakeholders Engagement to the usher in the New NIMASA Director General Dr Dayo Moberiola and his Executive Directors
I sat next to Ferdi during the Event for over Hours Brainstorming how to Support the new Executive Management of NIMASA in all Areas of their Regulatory Mandates

In his lifetime, this iconic and legendary Nigerian Maritime Czar had and still has friends spread across all the geo- political zones and divides of Nigeria.

He was a Nationalist and father, friend, brother and benefactor to many Nigerians too numerous to count in this Great Sector

“While we pray that the Almighty God will grant the soul of Architect Ferdinand Agu an eternal rest in his bosom, we urge the bereaved to accept with serenity the things we cannot change.”