President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has approved the appointment of Mr. Habibu Abdullahi as the new Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).
Mr. Abdullahi replaces Engr. Omar Suleiman who has been relieved of his appointment.
The new Managing Director hails from Kano State and was the Acting Executive Director (Finance & Administration) of the NPA. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Political Science and Masters Degree in Public Administration.
In other changes in Federal Government parastatals in the transportation sector, President Jonathan also approved the appointment of three new Executive Directors for the Nigerian Ports Authority. They are Engr. David Omonibeke (Executive Director, Marine & Operations); Mr. Mohammmed Sani Saleh (Executive Director, (Engineering & Technical Services); and Mr. Olumide Oduntan, Executive Director, Finance & Administration).
Similarly, the President approved the appointment of three new Executive Directors for the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). They are Captain Ezekiel Bala Agaba, Executive Director, (Maritime Safety & Shipping Development); Barrister Obi Callistus Nwabueze, (Executive Director, Maritime Labour & Cabotage Services); and Mr. Baba Haruna Jauro, (Executive Director, Finance & Administration).
All the appointments are with immediate effect.
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