Buhari Reappoints Usman As NPA MD, Names Ahmad As TCN Board Chairman

Hadiza Bala Usman has gotten President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval to continue as Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).

Buhari gave the approval for the renewal of her appointment for additional five-year tenure.

This was disclosed in a statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity,) in Abuja, on Thursday.

It informed that the president has also approved the reconstitution of the Non-Executive Board of the NPA, with Mr Emmanuel Olajide Adesoye (from South-west zone) as Chairman.

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).

President Buhari has equally approved Board members for the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), who will oversee the selection of a new Managing Director for the organisation.

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.

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