PHOTOS: Teams on parade as NPA MD kicks off 2018 Maritime Cup competition 

Defending champions, Customs

Defending champions, Customs

The 10th edition of the annual Ships & Ports Maritime Cup competition kicked off in grand style on Tuesday at the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Sports Ground, Surulere, Lagos. The participating teams filed out in their various colours before several dignitaries including the Managing Director of NPA, Hajia Hadiza Bala-Usman who was represented by the General Manager, Human Resources, Yahaya Bukar and Chairman, Shipowners Forum, Barrister Margaret Onyema-Orakwusi, who is also a member of the Governing Board of Nigerian Shippers’ Council.

After the colourful parade, Bukar performed the ceremonial kick off of the competition on behalf of Bala-Usman.

See pictures below:

Apapa Bulk Terminal Limited

Apapa Bulk Terminal Limited

 

Josephdam Port Services

Josephdam Port Services

 

Tin Can Island Container Services

Tin Can Island Container Services

 

Team NPA

Team NPA

 

Certified Institute of Shipping (CIS)

Certified Institute of Shipping (CIS)

 

Team NIMASA

Team NIMASA

 

General Manager, Human Resources of NPA, Alhaji Yahaya Bukar, who represented the Managing Director of NPA, Hajia Hadiza Bala-Usman exchanging pleasantries with match officials.

General Manager, Human Resources of NPA, Alhaji Yahaya Bukar, who represented the Managing Director of NPA, Hajia Hadiza Bala-Usman exchanging pleasantries with match officials.

 

Bukar exchanging pleasantries with the players of Certified Institute of Shipping.

Bukar exchanging pleasantries with the players of Certified Institute of Shipping.

 

Bukar exchanging pleasantries with the Captain of Team Customs.

Bukar exchanging pleasantries with the Captain of Team Customs.

 

Chairman, Shipowners Forum, Barrister Margaret Onyema-Orakwusi and CEO, Ships & Ports, Bolaji Akinola.

Chairman, Shipowners Forum, Barrister Margaret Onyema-Orakwusi and CEO, Ships & Ports, Bolaji Akinola.

 

L-R: Mr. Babayo of NPA; Akinola; Barrister Margaret Onyema-Orakwusi; Alhaji Yahaya Bukar and the Chairman, Association of Team Managers of the Maritime Cup competition, Mr. Charles Okaga.

L-R: Mr. Babayo of NPA; Akinola; Barrister Margaret Onyema-Orakwusi; Alhaji Yahaya Bukar and the Chairman, Association of Team Managers of the Maritime Cup competition, Mr. Charles Okaga.

 

Team CIS in a group photograph with dignitaries shortly before the opening match.

Team CIS in a group photograph with dignitaries shortly before the opening match.

 

Defending champions, Nigeria Customs Service in a group photograph with dignitaries shortly before the opening match with CIS, which ended 1-1.

Defending champions, Nigeria Customs Service in a group photograph with dignitaries shortly before the opening match with CIS, which ended 1-1.

 

Representative of NPA Managing Director, Alhaji Yahaya Bukar, being led onto the pitch by the centre referee.

Representative of NPA Managing Director, Alhaji Yahaya Bukar, being led onto the pitch by the centre referee.

 

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