NPA appoints 10 new General Managers, 18 AGMs

Hadiza Bala Usman

The Board of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has approved the appointment 10 new General Managers and 18 Assistant General Managers for the organization. 

The new appointments come on the heels of an earlier appointment and redeployment of Port Managers and other senior officials.

With the new promotions, the former Port Manager of Lagos Port Complex Apapa, Hajia Aisha Ali-Ibrahim now becomes the General Manager, Marine and Operations; Capt. Jerome Angyunwe is the new General Manager, Health, Safety and Environment (HSE); Isah Suwaid, General Manager, Superannuation; Musa Shehu Yaro, General Manager, Procurement; and Mohammed Kabiru Kolo, General Manager, Audit.

Others include Olumide Olugbenga Omotosho, General Manager, Security; Sylvanus Ezugwu, General Manager, Finance; Nana Asmau Yakubu, General Manager, Public Private Partnership; Christiana Ekwutos Akpa, General Manager, Medicals; and Innocent Umar Gamboro, General Manager, Corporate & Strategic Planning.

In the Assistant General Managers cadre; Ayodele Durowaiye becomes AGM Operations; Zainab Umar Kwande, AGM Servicom; Hassan Ubangari Danjuma, AGM Corporate & Strategic Communications; Talum Ishaya Amos, AGM Hydrography; Jamil Mohammed Khalil, AGM Security; Suleiman Kawu Anas, AGM Corporate & Strategic Planning; and Shehu Mohammed, AGM Public & Private Partnership.

Others are Chuma Ogbonna Ezeneinyinya, AGM Occupational Health; Dr. Chinwe Rose Nwokolo, AGM Medical Services; Capt. Sylvester Owobu, AGM Marine; Izegboya Uduchi Ethel, AGM Board; Felix Onyile, AGM Human Resources, Sani Ogedengbe Isu, AGM Land & Estate; Abiola Tokunbo Akingbuwa, AGM Budget, Olusola Olufunke Dairo, AGM Performance Management, Akinlabi Illesanmi, AGM Civil; and Lucy Talatu Gukas, AGM Tariff & Billing.

NPA spokesman, Jatto Adams said the new appointments are “in tandem with the succession plan policy set up by the Hadiza Bala Usman led management to fill leadership gaps that have arisen in the wake of the retirement of some senior officials of the authority”. 

He said the new GMs and AGMs will further refresh the composition of the organisation’s leadership structure “and inject new ideas that would move the authority ahead in pursuit of her vision of becoming the leading port in Africa”.