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 Managing Director NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman (2nd from right) flanked by top management of NPA during the Eastern Port locations facility tour yesterday. 
The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority Hadiza Bala Usman has expressed her determination to block all forms of revenue leakages, promote transparency and enhance critical infrastructure while bringing strategic ideas that will further improve services of the organization.
Speaking during her maiden official visit to Eastern Ports Headquarters’, Port Harcourt the Managing Director added that she is quite mindful of the welfare of workforce and that a committee looking at the condition of service is about rounding off its job.
Usman who decried wastage in the system assured that executive management will deliberate on the outcome of the job done by the committee while also insisting that facilities within the Ports should be repaired and utilized appropriately.
In his welcome address, theGeneral  Manager Eastern Ports  Abdullahi Goje expressed the ports appreciation on the managing directors visit, appealing for the total rehabilitation of Eastern Ports Headquarters building , the installation of modern electronic gates in around the port.
He also advocated for adequate security of onshore and offshore facilities, the purchase of pilot cutters and protocol vehicles adding that management should also give  a thought to training and retraining of the workforce for improved service delivery.
In his own view the chairman of Senior Staff Association Rivers Port Branch  Comrade Musa Doma requested the managing Director to urgently address the case of decaying port facilities, also adding that there is no operational  vehicle for Monitoring and Compliance Department among several  issues.
The entourage later toured the facilities of Port and Terminals Operations Limited {PTOL} and BUA within the Port complex and visited Dockyard and Bonny Channel Company outside the port.
On the entourage of the Managing Director are Executive Director  Marine and Operations Dr Sekonte Davies, Executive Director  Engineering and Technical services Prof. Idris Abubakar and Executive Director Finance Mohammed Bello-Koko, General Manager Public Affairs Chief M.K. Ajayi and some other General Managers.
Chief M.K. Ajayi
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