BY JOYCE OKOLI
The Chartered Institute of Environmental and Public Health Management of Nigeria (CIEPHMN) is set to host stakeholders from various sectors of the industry on Thursday, September 16 to its 2021 Annual International Marine Pollution and Seaport Environmental Health Management Conference and Leadership Excellence Awards.
According to the organisers, the event, which will hold at the Lagos Airport Hotel, Ikeja is instituted as a Corporate Social Responsibility and Non-Fee-Paying Project where all stakeholders converge to find lasting solutions to complex challenges facing the maritime and marine environmental health sector.
Resource persons include: Prof. Dele Badejo of the Department of Geography, Faculty of Social Sciences and Management, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State; the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer, National Environmental Standards and Regulation Enforcement Agency (NESREA), Prof. Aliyu Jauro and the Director of the Institute of Maritime and Energy Research and Sustainable Development, University of Ghana, Prof. Kwesi Addo-Appiah.
Others are: the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh; the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA), Mr. Idris Musa; the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Lagos State, Mr. Tunji Bello and the Chairman of the Seaports Terminals Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN), Princess Vicky Haasstrup.
A former Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Chief Adebayo Sarumi, will pilot affairs at the event as Chairman, and a number of persons are billed to receive Leadership Excellence Awards.