Acting managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Mohammed Bello-Koko has approved the appointment of three new port managers.
Mr. Bello-Koko, in a statement on Friday in Lagos, said that the appointments were made in a bid to rejig port operational efficiency and in the quest to become the maritime hub in Africa, south of the Sahara.
The statement was signed by Olaseni Alakija, NPA general manager of corporate and strategic communications.
“The new appointees are Yitnoe Stanley Magaji Technical Assistant Marine and Operations to Managing Director as Port Manager, Onne while Buba Jibril formerly Traffic Manager, LPC moves to Tin Can Island Port as Port Manager.
“Ovbude Nelson Uwaifo Traffic Manager, Dangote Jetty, now Port Manager, Calabar.
“The erstwhile Port Manager Tin Can Island Port, Mr. Yunusa Ibrahim Anji moves to corporate headquarters as Assistant General Manager Port Engineering while Dantsoho Abubakar former Port Manager, Onne now becomes Technical Assistant to Managing Director, Special Duties,” Mr. Alakija said.
He listed other appointments to include Okaga Charles Bamidele, principal manager, traffic who becomes technical assistant marine and operations to the managing director.
“Leoso Akintunde Oladipo, Principal Manager Traffic LPC assumes duty as Traffic Manager Lagos Port Complex while Aliyu Abubakar, Principal Manager Traffic Kirikiri Lighter Terminal takes over as Traffic Manager, Dangote Jetty, Lekki,” he said.
The statement said that the appointments take immediate effect.