Connect with us

News

President Buhari Suspends Hadiza Bala Usman As Nigerian Ports Authority Managing Director

Published

on

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the suspension of the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman.

President Buhari Suspends Hadiza Bala Usman As Nigerian Ports Authority Managing Director 3

The presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday night titled “President Buhari approves panel of inquiry on NPA, asks MD, Hadiza Usman to step aside.”

Her suspension comes as the Ministry of Transportation, headed by Rotimi Amaechi, sets up an Administrative Panel of Inquiry to investigate the NPA management.

Mr Mohammed Bello-Koko, an Executive Director at the NPA, will replace Hadiza for the duration of the investigation.

“President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the recommendation of the Ministry of Transportation under Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi for the setting up of an Administrative Panel of Inquiry to investigate the Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA.

READ:  Apologise To Nigerians For Booing Buhari During The 2019 Budget Presentation - NANS Tells Lawmakers

“The President has also approved that the Managing Director, Hadiza Bala Usman step aside while the investigation is carried out, while Mr Mohammed Koko will act in that position.

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

“Other members of the panel will be appointed by the Minister,” the statement reads.

Hadiza Usman was first appointed Managing Director of the NPA in 2016. She was reappointed into the position in January 2021 for another five-year tenure.

 

ALSO READ: Buhari Releases List Of His Female Appointees To Celebrate International Women’s Day

READ:  Millionaire Robbery Suspect Paraded!

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

LATEST NEWS

BBTitans: I Felt Excluded On The Show- Theo Traw BBTitans: I Felt Excluded On The Show- Theo Traw
Celebrities1 hour ago

BBTitans: I Felt Excluded On The Show – Theo Traw

Big Brother Titans housemate, Theo Traw hints that his personality might have been a reason for his eviction. During an...

President Buhari’s Convoy Wasn’t Attacked By Stone Pelters In Kano - Garba Shehu President Buhari’s Convoy Wasn’t Attacked By Stone Pelters In Kano - Garba Shehu
News2 hours ago

President Buhari’s Convoy Wasn’t Attacked By Stone Pelters In Kano – Garba Shehu

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu has denied reports that his principal...

Fans Alleges Gospel Singer, Mercy Chinwo Is Pregnant With Her First Child Fans Alleges Gospel Singer, Mercy Chinwo Is Pregnant With Her First Child
Entertainment3 hours ago

Fans Alleges Gospel Singer, Mercy Chinwo Is Pregnant With Her First Child

Nigerian gospel singer, Mercy Chinwo is alleged to be pregnant with her first child following a recent photo she shared...

Emir Of Dutse, Nuhu Muhammadu Sunusi Is Dead Emir Of Dutse, Nuhu Muhammadu Sunusi Is Dead
News3 hours ago

Emir Of Dutse, Nuhu Muhammadu Sunusi Is Dead

The Emir of Dutse in Jigawa State, Nuhu Muhammadu Sanusi has died at age of 78. It was gathered that...

TG Omori Finally Bows To Pressure, Invites Portable For Music Video Shoot TG Omori Finally Bows To Pressure, Invites Portable For Music Video Shoot
Entertainment4 hours ago

TG Omori Finally Bows To Pressure, Invites Portable For Music Video Shoot

Nigerian cinematographer, ThankGod Omori, popularly known as TG Omori, has finally agreed to shoot a new music video for controversial singer,...

BBTitans: Having A Nonchalant Partner Led To My Eviction - Sandra BBTitans: Having A Nonchalant Partner Led To My Eviction - Sandra
Celebrities4 hours ago

BBTitans: Having A Nonchalant Partner Led To My Eviction – Sandra

Evicted Big Brother Africa Housemate, Sandra Essien has blamed her eviction from the reality show, on pairing with Theo Traw....

BBTitans: Team Maya Wins Flutterwave Task BBTitans: Team Maya Wins Flutterwave Task
Entertainment5 hours ago

BBTitans: Team Maya Wins Flutterwave Task

Apart from the Grand prize, there are always other exciting prizes to win through daily/weekly games organized by brands. Today’s...

Governor Tambuwal’s Aide, Aisha Maina Dies In Stampede At PDP Presidential Rally In Sokoto Governor Tambuwal’s Aide, Aisha Maina Dies In Stampede At PDP Presidential Rally In Sokoto
News5 hours ago

Governor Tambuwal’s Aide, Aisha Maina Dies In Stampede At PDP Presidential Rally In Sokoto

Hajia Aisha Maina, the Special Adviser on Female Education to Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has died in a stampede....

We're Coming For 'Yahoo Boys' Going Spiritual, Doing Money Rituals - EFCC Warns We're Coming For 'Yahoo Boys' Going Spiritual, Doing Money Rituals - EFCC Warns
Metro13 hours ago

EFCC: Lawyer Converts To Own Use N10m Belonging To Client

The Uyo Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, arraigned one Barrister Utibe Hanson Inem...

CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele Says Banks Will Still Accept Old Naira Notes After Deadline CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele Says Banks Will Still Accept Old Naira Notes After Deadline
News14 hours ago

CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele Says Banks Will Still Accept Old Naira Notes After Deadline

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele has revealed that banks will still accept the old...

close