Update: Buhari approves panel of inquiry on NPA, asks Hadiza Usman to step aside as MD/CEO

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Ms Hadiza Bala Usman

Buhari has approved the recommendation of the of Transportation Mr. Rotimi Amaechi for the setting up of an Administrative to investigate the of the Ports Authority, .

Sundiata Post had earlier Thursday evening reported that Ms Hadiza Bala Usman has been suspended as Managing Director of NPA.

Malam Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the (Media & Publicity) disclosed this in a Thursday.

According to Shehu, the has also approved the Managing Director, Hadiza Bala Usman step aside while the investigation is carried out. Mr Koko will act in position.

The panel is to be headed by the Director, Maritime Services of the while the Deputy Director, Legal of the same will serve as Secretary.

Other members of the panel will be appointed by the Minister, the said.