Mr. Jean Marie Koffi, from the Port of Abidjan, Cote D’voire, has emerged as new Secretary General of the Ports Management Association in West and Central Africa (PMAWCA).
Mr. Jean Marie Koffi defeated two other contestants, Iliyasu Idrisu from the Port of Duola, Cameroon and Semie Pere from the Port of Togo.
The election in which seventeen countries voted was held at the just concluded 40th
Council Meeting of the Association in Lome, Togo.
The new Secretary General is to serve for the next four years in Lagos, headquarters of the Association.
The General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communications, Engr. Adams Jatto, who represented the Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, congratulated the new Secretary General on his election victory and assured him that Nigeria is now his new home and Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is his landlord.
The MD added that NPA will give him all the necessary support to advance the work of PMAWCA and enhance the fortune of the Port Industry in the Sub-region.