President Muhammadu Buhari confirms Bello-Koko as NPA MD.

Written by on February 17, 2022

President Muhammadu Buhari has confirmed the appointment of Mohammad Bello-Koko as the substantive Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority(NPA).

A release from the Ministry of Transportation signed by Eric Ojiekwe, Director, Press and Public Relations said the appointment takes immediate effect.

Bello-Koko former Director of Finance and Administration NPA, was appointed Acting Managing Director of the Authority last year when the substantive Managing Director, Ms Hadiza Bala-Usman, was suspended by government fiat.

Meanwhile the NPA Boss has praised the existing synergy between NPA and the International Maritime Organization (IMO), especially for the support towards the electronic data exchange in Nigerian Ports.

According to a press statement by the General Manager Corporate and Strategic Communications, Ibrahim Nasiru stated that from January to June 2022, IMO will work with the Nigerian Ports Authority to conduct analysis of the current situation and put forward recommendation on the governance, business model, technology and identify any gaps to be addressed.

Ango Bally

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