By Michael Eboh
LAGOS â€” Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Aviation and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Mr. Temisan Omatseye, has been named as the Maritime Man of the Year 2009 by Maritime Media Limited, publishers of Shipping World magazine.
According to a statement by the company, Omatseye will be presented with the award at an investiture ceremony scheduled for today at the Golden Gate Restaurant, Lagos, under the chairmanship of Chief Tony Anenih, Board Chairman, Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA.
Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State is expected to deliver a keynote address, while the special guest of honour and royal father of the day will be Minister of Transport, Alhaji Ibrahim Bio and Olu of Warri, His Royal Highness Ogiame Atuwase, respectively.
The chief host of the programme which is scheduled to commence by 4pm, is Senator Baba Tella, Board Chairman, NIMASA.