MD NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman has said that the decision of the management to redeploy senior officers of the authority was in line with efforts to reposition the nation’s seaports for improved service delivery in line with next level mantra of the President Buhari led administration. He takes over from Musa Shehu Yaro who now moves to Procurement Division as Assistant General Manager.

The also disposition led to the immediate redeployment of some Port Managers as well as the appointment of a new Technical Assistant (Administration) to the Office of the Managing Director in the person of Isah Idris Danazumi.

Under the new arrangement, Mrs. Aisha Ali Ibrahim, who until Friday last week was Port Manager of the Lagos Ports Complex LPC now moves to the headquarters as Asst. General Manager Operations while Mrs. Olotu Bolanle Funmilayo Port Manager Calabar Port takes over as Port Manager of the LPC.

Umar Abubakar Garba, who was Port Manager at the Rivers Ports Complex, is the new Port Manager of the Tin Can Island Ports Complex TCIP, while Simon Okeke remains Port Manager, Delta Ports even as Mrs. Asien Marie Ehemeiri replaces Mrs. Olotu as the new Port Manager for Calabar Port.

Similarly, Engr. Akporherhe Emmanuel moves to corporate headquarters as Principal Manager Safety while Alhassan Ismaila Abubakar retains his position as Port Manager Onne Port even as Engr. Yunusa Ibrahim Anji Principal Manager Environment moves to Rivers Port as the new the Port Manager.

The MD therefore enjoined the new appointees to rise to the new challenge the new positing may bring in their respective roles, adding that the NPA was poised to delivering on its mandate to facilitate international trade in a safe and secure environment.