President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mohammed Bello Koko as the substantive managing director for the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).
The federal ministry of transportation disclosed this on Tuesday in a statement signed by Eric Ojiekwe, director, press and public relations.
“Prior to this appointment, Koko was the executive director, finance & administration of NPA,” the statement reads.
Mr Ibrahim Nasiru, General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communications, NPA also confirmed this in Lagos on Tuesday.
Bello-Koko was on May 6, 2021 made the acting managing director of NPA when Hadiza Bala Usman was directed to handover to Bello Koko after she was suspended for insubordination.
Prior to the appointment as acting MD, Bello-Koko was the Executive Director, Finance & Administration of the Authority.
His appointment as substantive MD takes immediate effect.
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