NPA: Bala Usman redeploys Apapa Port Manager, others

Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has approved the immediate redeployment of the Port Manager of Lagos Port Complex, Apapa and other ports across the country.

A copy of the new disposition obtained by SHIPS & PORTS on Friday shows that Hajia Aisha Ali-Ibrahim, who until Friday was the Port Manager of Lagos Port Complex (LPC) Apapa has been moved to the NPA headquarters as Assistant General Manager Operations while Olotu Bolanle Funmilayo, who was Port Manager of Calabar Port, takes over as Port Manager of LPC.

Umar Abubakar Garba, erstwhile Port Manager of Rivers Port, is the new Port Manager Tin Can Island Port Complex, Lagos while Simon Okeke remains as the Port Manager of Delta Ports.

Asien Marie Ehemeiri replaces Mrs Olotu as the new Port Manager of Calabar Port while Akporherhe Emmanuel moves from the position of Port Manager, Tin Can Island Port to NPA headquarters as Principal Manager Safety.

Alhassan Ismaila Abubakar retains his position as Port Manager Onne Port while Yunusa Ibrahim Anji, Principal Manager Environment, moves to Rivers Port as the new Port Manager.

Isah Idris Danazumi is now the new Technical Assistant (Administration) to the Managing Director. He takes over from Musa Shehu Yaro who now moves to Procurement Division as Assistant General Manager “to understudy the GM who will be proceeding on retirement leave with effect from 1st July 2019”.

NPA spokesperson, Jatto Adams, who confirmed the postings in a statement weekend, said the new changes are in a bid to reposition the nation’s seaports for improved service delivery in line with next level mantra of the Buhari-led administration.

He quoted the NPA Managing Director, Hadiza Bala Usman, as enjoining the new appointees to rise up to the challenges in their respective roles as the authority is poised to deliver on its mandate to facilitate international trade in a safe and secured environment.