Bello Koko clocks 100 days in office as NPA Managing Director 

Mohammed Bello Koko
Mohammed Bello Koko

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mohammed Bello Koko, clocked 100 days in office yesterday.

While no formal event was organised to commemorate it, the day coincided with the commissioning of the untra-modern NPA Training School located on Dockyard Road, Apapa, Lagos. 

President Muhammadu Buhari approved the appointment of Bello Koko as the substantive Managing Director of NPA on February 15, 2022. 

Prior to his confirmation by the President, Bello-Koko was the acting Managing Director of the NPA since the suspension of Hadiza Bala Usman on May 5, 2021 over allegation of failure to remit N165 billion operating surplus into the coffers of the Federal Government. 

Bello Koko was born on March 25,1969 in Koko-Besse Local Government Area of Kebbi State. He attended the Federal Government College, Sokoto for his secondary education in 1986 before proceeding to the University of Sokoto for his first degree in Management Studies, which he completed in 1992.

He also bagged Master in Business Administration (MBA) degree in 1995.

He was first appointed as the Executive Director Finance and Administration of NPA in August 2015 before rising to become the Managing Director.

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