12 July 2016
The Federal Government on Tuesday appointed Ms Hadiza Bala Usman as Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority.
The information is contained in a statement signed by the Director of Press, Federal Ministry of Transportation, Yetunde Sonaike in Abuja.
Sonaike stated that others appointed were Mohammed Bello-Koko as Executive Director, Finance; Prof. Idris Abubakar, Executive Director Engineering; Dr Sekonte Davies as Executive Director, Marine Operations.
She noted that Usman was born on Jan. 2, 1976 in Zaria, Kaduna State and has a B.Sc. Business Administration from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria and a Post-Graduate in Development Studies from University of Leeds, UK in 2009.
She worked at Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) from July 2000 to August 2004 as Enterprise Officer and hired by the UNDP for the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) from October 2004 to January 2008 as Special Assistant to the Minister on Project Implementation.
Sonaike said the new NPA boss, worked as Director of Strategy of Good Governance Group, a Non-Governmental Organisation from 2011 to July 2015 and appointed as Chief of Staff to Gov. Ahmed El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State, a position she held until her latest appointment.