Again, employment scandal rocks NPA
Less than one year after the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority NPA, Ms. Hadiza Bala Usman was enmeshed in a multi-million illicit furniture contract scandal, the MD is once more involved in an employment scam, Business and Transport Online can authoritatively report.
Competent sources close to the authority disclosed at the weekend that the MD employed no fewer than 1,500 members of staff from only one region of the country across different cadre into the agency in the last one year, which contravenes the country’s Federal Character Policy.
But when contacted,General Manager of the authority in charge of Corporate and Strategic Communications Unit, Engr. Jatto Adams, said he was not aware of such development.