Hadiza Bala Usman has been appointed Managing Director of Nigerian Ports
Yetunde Sonaike on behalf of the Minister of Trasport, Rotimi Amaechi,
said President Muhammadu Buhari made the appointment, which took effect
Other appointments, all of which also took effect yesterday, are Mohammed
Bello-Koko (Executive Director, Finance; Prof. Idris Abubakar (Executive
Director, Engineering); and Dr. Sekonte Davies (Executive Director, Marine
Mrs. Usman, 40 and an indigene of Kaduna State, was previously Chief of
Staff to Malam Nasir El-Rufai, the current governor of that state.
She holds a B.Sc. Degree in Business Administration from Ahmadu Bello
University, Zaria and a Post Graduate in Development Studies from the
University of Leeds, the United Kingdom in 2009.
She started her Career in June 2000as a Research Assistant with the Centre
for Democratic Development and Research Training, Zaria, a
non-governmental organization. Between July 2000 and August 2004, she
worked at the Bureau of Public Enterprises as an Enterprise Officer.
She was hired by the UNDP for the Federal Capital Territory Administration
from October 2004 to January 2008 as a Special Assistant to the Minister
on Project Implementation. She worked as Director of Strategy of Good
Governance Group, another non-governmental organization, from 2011 to July
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