The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has effected some changes at the upper echelon of the organisation in an effort to reposition the nation’s port system as the preferred cargo destination in Africa.
The redeployment comes few days after President Muhammadu Buhari appointed new board members for the Agency.
The Managing Director, NPA, Mohammed Bello-Koko has approved the redeployment of Madubuike E. Ugo (Mrs.), General Manager Monitoring & Regulatory Services, as General Manager Public Private Partnerships (PPP); while Williams E. Idowu (Mrs.), General Manager Public Private Partnerships (PPP) takes over as General Manager Monitoring & Regulatory Services.
Engr. Ajibola S. Olagoke, General Manager Administration is now General Manager Superannuation; Moltok Josephine Adar (Mrs.), General Manager Servicom, moves to Administration whilst Musa Shehu Yaro, General Manager Procurement, now heads the Servicom Unit.

In a statement by Ibrahim Nasiru, the General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communications, Engr. Ohagwa Anthonia Chinelo, General Manager ICT, moves to Tariff and Billing, while Edosomwan A. Anthony now heads the ICT Department. Mohammed Shehu, General Manager Tariff and Billing, is now the General Manager Procurement, while Khadijat Ife Sheidu-Shabi has been re-designated General Manager, Managing Director’s Office/TA Administration.
Umar Abubakar Sadiq, Assistant General Manager, Audit (Policy and Compliance) is now head of Finance and Investment Department, while Felix Onyile Bassey, Assistant General Manager, HR Operations reports to the General Manager, Administration as Assistant General Manager, Administration. Dairo Olusola Olufunke (Mrs.), Assistant General Manager Performance Management is now Assistant General Manager, HR Operations.
Engr. Allen Taylor O. Bankole, Assistant General Manager, Electrical and Corrosion, is now to act as General Manager, Engineering.
Zhimwan Nansel Audu, Assistant General Manager Corporate & Strategic Communications (C&SC) reports to General Manager, PPP, as Assistant General Manager, PPP (New Business). Alhassan Ismaila Abubakar, Assistant General Manager Operations – TA to MD (Admin) moves to the Abuja Liaison Office as Assistant General Manager.
Engr. Richard Unde Terfa, Assistant General Manager PPP – TA to MD (Engineering) is now Assistant General Manager Facility Management. Pella Naphtali Nafarda, Assistant General Manager Audit (Finance and Investments) moves to Superannuation Department to head the investment portfolio. Engr. Abdul Ibrahim Sani, Assistant General Manager Engineering, is now Assistant General Manager Electrical and Corrosion.
Okeke Angela Uche, Assistant General Manager Investment, reports to the General Manager Audit as Assistant General Manager Audit (Policy and Compliance). Dantiye Zainab Magaji, Assistant General Manager Administration, reports to the General Manager HR as Assistant General Manager Performance Management. Faturoti Adebanjo, Principal Manager Hydrography reports to General Manager Engineering to understudy the Assistant General Manager Hydrography.
Relatedly, two technical assistants (TAs) have been appointed. They are Abubakar Daniya, Senior Manager Accounts, now Executive/Personal Assistant to the Managing Director and Engr. Sadiq Abubakar Lamuwa, Senior Manager Civil Engineering, now Technical Assistant (Engineering) to the Managing Director.

All appointments are with immediate effect, Nasiru said.