The Maritime Journalists Association of Nigeria (MAJAN has applauded the reappointment of Hadiza Bala Usman as the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), for a second term of five years.
President of the association Comrade Ray Ugochukwu, a seasoned Journalists and Editor-in-chief of the Powerful Pen Newspaper who gave the commendation described her reappointment as an honour well deserved.
According to him, “Her reappointment will ensure continuity in policies implementation geared towards development of the port industry in Nigeria.
He pointed to the perennial traffic gridlock on ports access roads as one of the major tasks before Hadiza as she mounts the saddle for a second term in office as NPA Managing Director.
Speaking further, the MAJAN President called on port users and relevant stakeholders in the maritime industry to support NPA in ensuring that the port industry is well re-positioned for greater productivity.
He advised, “As a regulatory Agency in the maritime industry, NPA is saddled with enormous tasks and stakeholders must work in synergy with the Authority to move the industry forward” .