President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mohammed Bello Koko as the substantive managing director for the Nigerian Ports Authority.
A statement issued by the Director, Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Transportation, confirmed the development.
The release indicates that prior to this appointment, Koko was the executive director, finance & administration of the agency.
Bello-Koko was on May 6, 2021, made the acting managing director of NPA when Hadiza Bala Usman was directed to handover to the most senior Executive Director after she was suspended for insubordination.
His appointment as substantive MD takes with immediate effect.