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[PHOTOS] COVID-19: NPA boss tours Lagos ports, assesses compliance with FG’s directive

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Ibrahim Ramalan is a graduate of Mass Communications from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria. With nearly a decade-long, active journalism practice, Mr Ramalan has been able to rise from a cub reporter to the exalted position of an editor; first as Arts Editor with the Blueprint Newspapers before resigning in 2019; second and presently as an Associate Editor of the Daily Nigerian online newspaper. He can be reached via [email protected], or www.facebook.com/ibrahim.ramalana, or @McRamalan on Twitter.
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The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, Hadiza Bala-Usman has toured around the ports in Lagos State to assess the level of compliance with the Federal Government’s exemption directive on their operations within the period of Coronavirus lockdown in the country.

L-R: The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, the Executive Vice Chairman, ENL Consortium, Princess (Dr.) Vicky Haastrup, the Executive Director, Marine & Operations, NPA, Onari Brown during the inspection of the ENL Consortium Terminal in Apapa.
L-R: The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, the Executive Vice Chairman, ENL Consortium, Princess (Dr.) Vicky Haastrup, the Executive Director, Marine & Operations, NPA, Onari Brown during the inspection of the ENL Consortium Terminal in Apapa.

Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari, in his last week broadcast address, had exempted the ports from observing the lockdown measure imposed on the three major states worse his by the Coronavirus pandemic.

On Friday, Ms Bala-Usman led the management team of the NPA on a tour of the ports and had an audience with all the terminal operators.

L-R: The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, Managing Director, PTML Terminal, Ascanio Russo, Port Manager, Tin Can Island Ports, Abubakar Umar and the Executive Director, Marine & Operations, NPA, Onari Brown during the tour of the terminal.
L-R: The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, Managing Director, PTML Terminal, Ascanio Russo, Port Manager, Tin Can Island Ports, Abubakar Umar and the Executive Director, Marine & Operations, NPA, Onari Brown during the tour of the terminal.

During the tour, the NPA management entertained complaints and proffered on the spot solutions where applicable.

It was observed that operations were going on in all the terminals visited and terminal operators promised to keep the momentum.

The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (Middle), the Executive Director, Marine & Operations, NPA, Onari Brown (right), the Group Executive Vice Chairman, SIFAX Group, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi (left) during a working visit to the terminal in Tin Can Island Port in Lagos.
The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (Middle), the Executive Director, Marine & Operations, NPA, Onari Brown (right), the Group Executive Vice Chairman, SIFAX Group, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi (left) during a working visit to the terminal in Tin Can Island Port in Lagos.

The operators, however, appealed to the managing director to speak to the security operatives to allow their workers with valid Identity Card to come to work unhindered.

R-L: The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, the Port Manager, Lagos Ports Complex (LPC), Olufunmilayo Olotu, GM External Affairs APM Terminal, Odibe Daniel, Regional Head, Middle East and Africa, David Skov during a working visit to the Terminal in Apapa.
R-L: The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, the Port Manager, Lagos Ports Complex (LPC), Olufunmilayo Olotu, GM External Affairs APM Terminal, Odibe Daniel, Regional Head, Middle East and Africa, David Skov during a working visit to the Terminal in Apapa.
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