SPOTLIGHTS

  • Governor Mbah mourns the death of former NIMASA DG, Ferdinand Agu
  • Agu was an illustrious son of Enugu State and a prominent figure in Nigeria’s maritime sector
  • Mbah described Agu as a brilliant mind, savvy administrator, and quiet achiever
  • He expressed his condolences to Agu’s family, friends, and associates

From Jude Chinedu, Enugu

Enugu State Governor Dr Peter Mbah has expressed deep grief over the death of former Director-General of the National Maritime Authority (NMA), now Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Ferdinand Agu. He described the loss as a huge one for the state and Nigeria.

In a message he personally signed, Mbah noted that the deceased was a boardroom guru and technocrat who gave his best for the growth and development of Enugu State and Nigeria.

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“I received with deep grief the sudden death of my brother, Ferdinand Agu, MFR, a development I have been struggling to come to terms with,” he said.

“Agu was an illustrious son of Enugu State, a fine gentleman, brilliant mind, savvy administrator, political engineer, consummate technocrat, and a quiet achiever who gave his best in service to Nigeria.

“As a former Director-General of the defunct National Maritime Authority, NMA, now NIMASA, as well as former Senior Special Assistant to the President between 2011 and 2015, he contributed immensely to the development of our nation and state. Therefore, he will always remain in our thoughts.

“I send heartfelt condolences to his immediate family, the people of Enugu State, and indeed to his friends and associates across the country and beyond. May God grant him eternal repose.”


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