NPA to rehabilitate facilities at University of Lagos

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (6th from left), the Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe (7th form left), NPA Executive Director, Engineering & Technical Services, Prof. Idris Abubakar (5th from left) and other Stakeholders, when the Executive Management of UNILAG paid a courtesy call on the MD at the NPA Corporate Headquarters in Marina, Lagos.

Under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has promised to assist the University of Lagos in fixing the deplorable condition of some its amenities.

The Managing Director, NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, made the promise when the officials of the  University of Lagos led by the Vice Chancellor, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, who paid her a courtesy call in her office in Lagos.

Professor Ogundipe had earlier in his speech appealed to the Management of NPA to intervene in the rehabilitation and reconstruction of some dilapidated structures in the College of Medicine and supply of portable water for the use of the University Community, through the CSR initiative of the Authority.

Professor Ogundipe had also told the Managing Director that the NPA should take advantage of the Maritime program presently available in the University for its Staff and officers.

The Vice-Chancellor who suggested that the NPA could consider sponsoring a Professional Chair in the University, also recommended that the Authority could also consider sponsoring customized course to be specially designed for its staff, as done to other maritime agencies in the country, under the institute for Maritime studies of the University.

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