By Godwin Oritse
President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday, rejigged the Board of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA just as it approved the re-appointment of Hadiza Bala Usman as Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), for an additional five-year tenure.
A statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said that the government also approved the reconstitution of the Non-Executive Board of the NPA, with Emmanuel Olajide Adesoye as Chairman.
Adesoye was the Chairman of the Board since 2015 until last year when he was replaced by Akinwunmi Ricketts.
Ricketts, from the south-south geopolitical zone of the country, now becomes an ordinary member of the Board alongside Ekenyem Nwafor-Orizu, South-East zone, Ghazali Mohammed Mijinyawa, North-East zone, Mustapha Amin Dutse North-West zone, and Abdulwahab Adesina, North-Central zone.
Speaking on the development, Mr. Nasiru Ibrahim told Vanguard that the inauguration of last year is a confirmation of the re-appointment.