Buhari reappoints Usman as NPA MD, reconstitutes board

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The , Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Thursday, re-appointed Hadiza Usman as Director of Nigerian Ports Authority for another five years.

He also reconstituted the boards of the agency and of the Transmission Company of Nigeria.

The Adviser to the on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed these a statement titled “ Buhari re-appoints Hadiza Bala Usman as MD, approves board members for , TCN.”

According to the statement, members of the new TCN board will oversee the selection of a new Director for the organisation.

It read, “President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re- of Hadiza Bala Usman as Director of Nigerian Ports Authority for an additional five-year tenure.

“Also approved is the reconstitution of the Non-Executive Board of the , with Mr Emmanuel Olajide Adesoye (from -west zone) as Chairman.

members of the board are Ekenyem Nwafor-Orizu ( zone), Akinwunmi Ricketts ( zone), Ghazali Mohammed Mijinyawa (-East zone), Mustapha Amin Dutse (-West zone), and Abdulwahab Adesina (-Central zone).

“The President has equally approved board members for the Transmission Company of Nigeria 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.

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 of TCN.