MONROVIA-A high-level delegation from the Regional Maritime, University, (RMU) has paid a courtesy visit to Liberia’s Maritime Authority Commissioner, Lenn Eugene Nagbe.
During the visit of the Delegation, Commissioner Nagbe stressed the need for the value of the Institution to be upheld.
He noted that through upholding the values of the Regional Learning Institute, African Countries will endeavor to protect the significance of the institution.
The RMU is being funded and managed by various West African countries to include, including Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Cameroon, and Sierra Leone.
At the meeting, Nagbe mentioned that these African Countries will seek to improve the learning atmosphere of the University.
He indicated that RMU represents progress, unity, and growth in the region.
Commissioner Nagbe noted that since its establishment, the institution has immensely contributed to the human resource capacity in the Region.
He described the visit as fruitful and rewarding to the growth and development of his institution.
In remarks, the Head of the Visiting Delegation, the Chancellor and Board Chairman of the RMU, Ebrima Sillah, said his team was pleased to be in Liberia and to assess some of the on-going capacity-building efforts being initiated at the Liberia Maritime Training Institute (LMTI).
“I must admit that we were thrilled by what we saw at the academy [LMTI) during our visit. We are very proud of your country’s achievement in the maritime industry”, he said. Continuing, the Chancellor said, “Liberia has really gone far with its institutions and policies, as well as the quality of the shipping registry”.
Chancellor Sillah praised Commissioner Nagbe for reforms engineered at his institution.
“RMU is proud of Liberia for being consistent in its payments and contributions, as well as general support to the university”.
Sillah, who is also the Minister of Works and Infrastructure of Gambia, called for urgent attention aimed at salvaging some of the problems the University faces.
Members of the visiting delegation included: Hon. Ebrima Sillah Chancellor/Board Chairman of RMU and Minister of Works/Infrastructure of Gambia; a Liberian, Dr. Jethro Brooks.. Acting Vice Chancellor, RMU; Dr. Baboucarr Njie.. University Registrar and Board Secretary, RMU; Mr. Karimu Janneh..Director-General, Gambia Maritime Administration; Mr. Kule Manneh.. Harbor Master, Gambia Port Authority; Ms. Mariama Fofanna.. Principal Assistant Secretary, Ministry of works/Infrastructure of Gambia.