Major reorganization hits Nigerian Ports Authority, 20 senior officials affected

No less than 20 senior officials have been affected by a reorganization within the Nigerian Ports Authority.

The Managing Director, Corporate and Strategic Communications, NPA, Mr. Ibrahim Nasiru, made this known in a statement on Saturday.

Nasiru said the changes are part of NPA’s pursuit of repositioning the country’s port system as Africa’s preferred cargo destination.

According to him, Mrs. Madubuike Ugo, Director General of Oversight and Regulatory Services is now the Director General of Public-Private Partnerships.

“Ms. Williams Idowu, Managing Director, Public-Private Partnerships, takes over as Managing Director, Oversight and Regulatory Services.

“Mr. Ajibola Olagoke, Managing Director, Administration, is now Managing Director, Superannuation; Ms. Moltok Adar, Managing Director, Servicom, moves into administration, while Mr. Musa Yaro, Managing Director, Procurement, now heads the Servicom unit.

“Ms. Anthonia Ohagwa, Managing Director, ICT, moves into Tariff and Billing, while Mr. Anthony Edosomwan now heads the ICT department,” part of the statement read.

He said that Mr. Mohammed Shehu, General Manager, Tariff and Invoicing, is now General Manager, Purchasing, while Khadijat Sheidu-Shabi has been renamed General Manager, General Manager’s Office/TA Administration.

Nasiru also said that Abubakar Umar, Deputy Managing Director, Audit (Policy and Compliance), currently heads the finance and investment department.

He said that Mr. Felix Bassey, Deputy General Manager, HR Operations, would now report to the General Manager, Administration, as Deputy General Manager, Administration.

“Ms. Dairo Olufunke, Deputy Director General, Performance Management, is now Deputy Director General, HR Operations.

“Mr. Allen Bankole, Assistant General Manager, Electrical and Corrosion, will now assume the role of General Manager, Engineering.

“Zhimwan Audu, Deputy General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communications (C&SC), reports to the General Manager, PPP as Deputy General Manager, PPP (New Business).

“Alhassan Ismaila Abubakar, Deputy Managing Director Operations – TA to MD (admin), is transferring to the Abuja Liaison Office as Deputy Managing Director.

“Mr. Richard Terfa, Deputy General Manager PPP – TA at MD (Engineering), is now Deputy General Manager, Facility Management,” Nasiru said.

He said Pella Naphtali Nafarda, Deputy Managing Director, Audit (Finance and Investments), has moved to the Superannuation Department to lead the investment portfolio.

He said that Mr. Abdul Sani, Assistant General Manager, Engineering, is now Assistant General Manager, Electrical and Corrosion.

Nasiru said Okeke Angela Uche, Deputy Managing Director, Investment, will report to the Managing Director, Audit, as Deputy Managing Director, Audit (Policy and Compliance).

“Dantiye Zainab Magaji, Deputy Director General, Administration, reports to the Director General, HR, as Deputy Director General, Performance Management.

“Faturoti Adebanjo, Senior Director, Hydrography, reports to the Director General, Engineering, to follow the Deputy Director General, Hydrography,” he said.

He added that two technical assistants had also been appointed.

“These are Abubakar Daniya, Senior Account Manager, now Executive/Staff Assistant to the Managing Director, and Mr. Sadiq Abubakar Lamuwa, Senior Manager, Civil Engineering, now Technical (Engineering) Assistant to the Managing Director,” said he declared.

Nasiru said all appointments were effective immediately.

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