Buhari Reappoints Bala Usman As NPA MD


President Muhammadu Buhari has reappointed Hadiza Bala Usman for a second and final term of four years in office as Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).

This is even as the president also approved the reconstitution of the governing board of the organization with Akin Ricketts as chairman.


The information was contained in a letter issued by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Transportation, Sabiu Zakari.

Other members of the board include Mohammed Bello Koko, Executive Director Finance and Admin; Idris Abubakar, Executive Director, Engineering and Technical Services; and Onari Brown, Executive Director, Marine and Operations.

The rest are Ghazali Mohammed; John Akpan Udoedehe; Binta Masi Garba; Mustapha Dutse and Abdulwahab Adesina as non-executive members.

They are to be officially inaugurated by the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi.