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Buhari Reappoints Usman As NPA MD



Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, January 21 reformed the Nigerian Ports Authority including that of the Transmission Company of Nigeria.

This was as the president re-appointed Hadiza Usman as Managing Director of the country’s Ports Authority for another five years in office.

The development was made public in a statement released by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Naija News understands.

Buhari also reconstituted the Transmission Company of Nigeria, approving the appointment of the board members.

The statement revealed that members of the new TCN board will oversee the selection of a new Managing Director for the organisation.

It read thus; “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.

“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.

“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.

Source: Naija News

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