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Buhari reappoints Hadiza Bala-Usman Nigerian Ports Authority MD ‌



The Managing Director of Nigeria Ports Authority, NPA, Hadiza Bala-Usman has been reappointed by President Muhammadu Buhari for another five years term of office.

The boards of the agency and that of the Transmission Company of Nigeria has also been reconstituted.

In a statement issued by Femi Adesina, Senior Special Assistant to President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina titled: “President Buhari re-appoints Hadiza Bala Usman as NPA MD, approves board members for NPA, TCN:, said, she will be spending another five years.

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The statement said, members of the new TCN board will monitor selection of a new Managing Director for the organisation.

It read, “President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Hadiza Bala Usman as Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority for an additional five-year tenure.

“Also approved is the reconstitution of the Non-Executive Board of the NPA, with Mr Emmanuel Olajide Adesoye (from South-west zone) as Chairman.

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“Other members of the board are Ekenyem Nwafor-Orizu (South-East zone), Akinwunmi Ricketts (South-South zone), Ghazali Mohammed Mijinyawa (North-East zone), Mustapha Amin Dutse (North-West zone), and Abdulwahab Adesina (North-Central zone).

“The President has equally approved board members for the Transmission Company of Nigeria who will oversee the selection of a new Managing Director for the organisation.

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“They are Muhammad K. Ahmad, OON, (Chairman), Chief Henry Okolo, Imamudden Talba, Ambassador Usman Sarki, Ali Haruna, Engr. Simeone Atakulu, Zubaida Mahey Rasheed, Dr Mustapha Abiodun Akinkunmi, Engr. Oladele Amoda, and Dr Nkiru Balonwu.

Other members of the TCN Board are Representatives of Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Ministry of Power, Bureau for Public Enterprise, FGN Power Company Limited, and Executive Management of TCN.


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