NPA MD charges stakeholders on Executive Order

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (right) and the Comptroller General Of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd.) at the stakeholders meeting on the implementation of the Executive Order of the Federal Government on Port Operations at NPA, Western Ports in Apapa, Lagos.

Port stakeholders have been urged by the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Hadiza Bala Usman to collaborate effectively towards the actualization of the tenets of the Executive Order across the ports through the window of the institutionalized ease of doing business.
Usman gave the charge while on inspections at the Lagos Ports Complex, Apapa past weekend (Saturday midnight to the wee hours of Sunday morning).
She assured that the port environment had prepared for total compliance to the order and charged agencies to work hand in hand prioritizing information sharing as a tool to be utilized in this regards.
According to her, there are no rooms for compromises on the wheel of progress to total obedience to this Executive Order.
She noted that she was at the port to lead by example in strive for the Nigerian ports and indeed the nation at large to take its place of pride amongst comity of nations.
“As we come to the end of the ultimatum on the subject, we must work in unison and create pathways to efficiency. This is why we are in the trenches this night. So that the work gets done. Therefore it is appreciated if we go extra mile on compliance and implementation of this regulations,” Usman said, assuring that the NPA to protect lives and cargo in adherence to the international statutes.

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