(TRADE NEWSWIRE ): The Board chairman of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Emmanuel Olajide Adesoye, has professional Women in the Maritime and Port sector to brace up and contribute most meaningfully towards Nation building in order to make Nigerian port competitive and to operate in line with best international best practices, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports.
Adesoye in his goodwill message gave this advice to participants at the on-going conference of professional Women in the Maritime and Port sector of West and Central Africa (PMAWCA) on Tuesday in Lagos.
He opined that all efforts in all activities in the Maritime subsector should be geared towards the generation of greater revenue in order to impact positively on the Economy.
In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the General Manager, Corporate & Strategic Communications, NPA, Mr. Abdullahi Goje, the NPA Board Chairman said the place of greater operational efficiency in Maritime operations cannot be over emphasized thus, the need to strive to always do more at all times.
He charged the Women Maritime professionals to stand up and be counted in this regard.
Similarly, the Chairman enjoined participants at the conference to create more opportunities for others in their fold to be educated and be prepared for taking up challenges in the sub sector.
He said this was another avenue abound in order to stimulate the Economy to growth.
Capacity building, Emanuel Adesoye affirmed was a variable critical tool for growth across board whilst admonishing participants to encourage themselves in the areas of career growth. He added the most effective way of achieving this is by being conscientious at work and diligent at duties.
He called on Female professionals in the subsector to synergize with the multiplicity of groups and professional bodies towards synthesizing effectively new trends in technology and Innovation aimed at the development of the country and the sub region at large.
The conference is an effort of (PMAWCA) at harnessing the large potentials in sub sector in the sub region especially from the female professional.