#LLANews – Hadiza Bala Usman re-appointed as Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority

Hadiza Bala Usman

President Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Hadiza Bala Usman as the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) for another term of 5 years. This follows the expected expiration of the tenure of Usman, who was first appointed as the Managing Director on July 12, 2016.

Prior to her appointment as the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, she was the Chief of Staff to Governor NasirĀ  El-Rufai of Kaduna, apposition she was appointed to in 2015.

Hadiza worked, between 2011 and 2015 as Director of Strategy of the Good Governance Group, a non-governmental organisation founded by Kaduna State State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, and his friends.

Hadiza is one of the founders and conveners of #BringBackOurGirls, a campaign group pushing for the rescue of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls, was also a member of the Presidential Advisory Council on Anti-Corruption.

Hadiza has a B.Sc. Business Administration from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria and a Post Graduate in Development Studies from University of Leeds, the UK in 2009.


This article was culled from Naija Metrics.

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