FG names Hadiza Bala Us­man NPA boss

Daily Trust - - FRONT PAGE - By Chris Agabi

The fed­eral gov­ern­ment has ap­pointed Ms. Hadiza Bala Us­man as the Manag­ing Di­rec­tor of the Nige­rian Ports Author­ity (NPA).

Also ap­pointed are Mo­hammed Bello-Koko, Ex­ec­u­tive Di­rec­tor, Fi­nance; Prof. Idris Abubakar, Ex­ec­u­tive Di­rec­tor, En­gi­neer­ing; and Dr. Sekonte Davies, Ex­ec­u­tive Di­rec­tor, Ma­rine Op­er­a­tions.

A state­ment from the Min­istry of Trans­porta­tion, signed by Mrs. Ye­tunde Son­aike, the di­rec­tor Pub­lic Re­la­tions to the min­is­ter, Mr. Ro­timi Amaechi, said the ap­point­ments took ef­fect from Mon­day July 11.

Hadiza Bala Us­man was born in 1976 in Zaria, Kaduna State.

She holds a B.Sc. De­gree in Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion from the Ah­madu Bello Univer­sity (ABU), Zaria and a Post Grad­u­ate in Devel­op­ment Stud­ies from the Univer­sity of Leeds, United King­dom in 2009.

She started her ca­reer with Cen­tre for Demo­cratic Devel­op­ment and Re­search Train­ing (CEDDERT) Zaria, a non-gov­ern­men­tal or­ga­ni­za­tion in June 2000 as a re­search as­sis­tant.

She worked at the Bureau of Pub­lic En­ter­prises (BPE) from July 2000 to Au­gust 2004 as an En­ter­prise Of­fi­cer.

She was hired by the UNDP for the Fed­eral Cap­i­tal Ter­ri­tory Ad­min­is­tra­tion (FCTA) from Oc­to­ber 2004 to Jan­uary 2008 as a Spe­cial As­sis­tant to the Min­is­ter on Project Im­ple­men­ta­tion. She also worked as Di­rec­tor of Strat­egy of Good Gov­er­nance Group, a non-gov­ern­men­tal or­gan­i­sa­tion from 2011 to July 2015.

From July 2015, Ms Hadiza Bala Us­man was ap­pointed the Chief of Staff to the Gover­nor of Kaduna State, a po­si­tion she held un­til the present ap­point­ment. OVER­LAND AIR­WAYS DANA AIR MEDVIEW

Ms. Hadiza Bala Us­man

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