NIMASA boss appoints Essien SA communications & strategy

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Dr Bashir Jamoh, DG, NIMASA

LAGOS (Sundiata Post) – Dr. Bashir Jamoh, Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has appointed Mr. Ubong Essien as his Special Assistant on Communications and Strategy. 

Dr Jamoh, broke the news of the appointment on his verified Twitter handle, said: “Welcome Aboard. Glad announce the appointment of Ubong Essien as my Special Assistant on Communications and Strategy”. 

Mr. Essien has already assumed duty at the Apapa, Lagos, headquarters of NIMASA.

Described by the legendary Brian Tracy as “one of the very best speakers in the world today,” Mr. Essien is currently the only Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) in West and Central . He is a renowned motivator and the publisher of The Achievers Journal. He is also the Dean of the School of Eloquence, the speaking training centre with offices in Lagos and London.

Mr. Essien has been involved in human capacity building since 1999 and has worked as a speaker, trainer, facilitator and consultant a variety of Nigerian organizations in both private and sectors, including Nigeria, DHL, Lafarge , Multichoice Nigeria, Guinness Nigeria, AIICO Insurance, Fidelity Bank, Chartered Bank Nigeria, Nigeria LNG, May and Baker Nigeria, First Registrars, Vitafoam, NIMASA, , Nigerian Shippers Council, Learn , Nigerian Tribune, Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), Voice of Nigeria (VON), Lagos, Edo and governments, John Holt Engineering, UAC, UAC Property Development Company, HP Nigeria, MDS, CAP Plc. 

Dubbed Nigeria’ Mister Motivator for pioneering motivational on television since 2002 and winning of the prestigious SuccessDigest Award for Young Entrepreneur of the same year, Mr. Essien specialides in motivating people towards personal and professional excellence and training in speaking skills. 

He is a member of the National Speakers Association (NSA), USA;  the American Association for Talent Development (ATD) and the Chartered Institute of Transport Administrators (CIoTA), Nigeria. 


Mr. Essien a B.Ed. (Biology) from University of Ilorin and a Postgraduate Diploma in Mass Communication from University of Lagos, is a member of the Governing Board of the Centre for Values in Leadership (CVL).


He is the author of the following books: Speak with Power; The Challenge Perform; Dare to Dream and Succeed; and The Gateway to Riches