The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has inaugurated a panel to investigate the suspended Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority NPA, Hadiza Usman-Bala.
if could be Recalls that the presidency confirmed the suspension of Usman-Bala.
The Minister, however, inaugurated a panel to investigate the administrative policies and strategies adopted by the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority and confirm compliance with extant laws and rules from 2016 till date.
Other terms of reference of the panel are; examine and investigate the administrative policies and strategies adopted by the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority and confirm compliance with extant laws and rules from 2016 to date.
Examine and investigate Issues leading to the termination of pilotage and other contracts of Nigerian Ports Authority and confirm compliance with the terms of the respective contracts, court rulings and Presidential directives.
Examine and investigate compliance with the communication channel as Obtained in the Public Service and examine and investigate the procurement of contracts from 2016 to date.
According to the Minister, the panel will be chaired by the Director of Maritime Services, Mr Suleiman Auwalu.
Other members are the Director of Procurement, Dr Hussani Adamu, Director, Transport Planning Coordination Mrs. Mercy Ilori, Director of Human Resources Management Mr Muhiy-deen Auwalu, and Deputy Director, Legal Services Mr Gabriel Fan (Secretary) as members.
In addition to the five-man panel by the ministry, the Office of the Head of Service is to send six nominations to the ministry to make it an 11-man panel.