EXCLUSIVE: NPA boss appoints new Port Managers

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has approved the appointment of new Port Managers for the six major seaports across the country.

An internal memorandum dated 14th September 2016 emanating from the NPA Managing Director’s office titled “DISPOSITION” and obtained exclusively by SHIPS & PORTS DAILY shows that only one of the six old Port Managers was retained while the others were redeployed to the NPA headquarters and zones.

The new Port Managers are Mrs Aisha Ali-Ibrahim (Lagos Port Complex, Apapa); Noah Mathew Alaba (Tin Can Island Port); Mrs Olufunmilayo Olotu (Calabar Port); Okeke Simeon Okeke (Delta Port) and Alhassan Ismaila Abubakar (Onne Port). Umar Abubaar Garba is the only old Port Manager retained under the new disposition but was redeployed from Delta Port to Rivers Port.

The former Port Manager of Lagos Port Complex, Apapa, Ezeoke Eunice Ngozi was redeployed to Western Ports as Assistant General Manager (Operations) while the former Tin Can Island Port Manager, Babatunde Longe moves to NPA headquarters as AGM Operations. The former Port Manager of Rivers Port, Abdulrahman Lamina also moves to NPA headquarters as AGM, Commercial while the former Calabar Port Manager, Emgr. Ogundele Oluseyi moves to Eastern Ports as AGM, Utilities.

Durowaiye Ayodele, who until the new disposition was in charge of Onne Port, was directed to report to the General Manager, Western Ports, Lagos “for duty”.

The new disposition, which takes immediate effect, was signed by Usman.


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