President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Hadiza Bala Usman as Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) for additional five-year tenure.
Former chairman of the board who is a renowned oil and gas expert and former top executive of Mobil Oil Producing Nigeria, Mr, Emmanuel Olajide Adesoye (from South-west zone), also returned as Chairman of the board after about four years hiatus.
The Special Adviser to the President, Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, who disclosed these in a statement on Thursday, said Buhari also approved the reconstitution of the Non-Executive Board of the NPA.
Other members of the Board are: Prince Ekenyem Nwafor-Orizu (South-east zone), Akinwunmi Ricketts (South-south zone), Ghazali Mohammed Mijinyawa (North-East zone), Mustapha Amin Dutse (North-West zone), and Abdulwahab Adesina (North-Central zone).
Adesina also said: “The President has equally approved Board members for the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), who will oversee the selection of a new Managing Director for the organization.
“They are Muhammad K. Ahmad, OON, (Chairman), Chief Henry Okolo, Imamudden Talba, Ambassador Usman Sarki, Ali Haruna, Engr. Simeone Atakulu, Zubaida Mahey Rasheed, Dr Mustapha Abiodun Akinkunmi, Engr. Oladele Amoda, and Dr Nkiru Balonwu.
“Other members of the TCN Board are: Representatives of Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Ministry of Power, Bureau for Public Enterprise, FGN Power Company Limited, and Executive Management of TCN.”