President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reappointment of Hadiza Bala-Usman as the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, for an additional five-year tenure.
A statement issued by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity in Abuja, on Thursday confirmed the development.
It said that the president also approved the reconstitution of the Non-Executive Board of the NPA, with Emmanuel Olajide Adesoye (from South-west zone) as Chairman.
The statement said other members of the Board are; Prince 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).
‘’President Buhari has equally approved Board members for the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), who will oversee the selection of a new Managing Director for the organization,’’ said the statement.
“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.’’