Buhari sacks NPA MD, appoints BBOG founder

Hadiza-Bala-Usman-e1468349164334 (1)President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday approved the appointment of Ms Hadiza Bala Usman as the new NPA MD/Chief Executive Officer.

That was after he relieved the NPA’s Managing Director, Habib Abdullahi  of his job.

Ms Hadiza Usman, is the first female MD of NPA.

She is also the founder of the #BringBackOurGirls
According to a statement issued on Tuesday by the Director of Press in the Federal Ministry of Transportation, Yetunde Sonaike, also appointed were three new Executive Directors for the NPA.

They are Mohammed Bello-Koko (Finance), Prof. Idris Abubakar (Engineering) and Dr. Sekonte Davies (Marine Operations).

Shonaike said all the appointments took effect from Monday, July 11, 2016.

Born on January 2, 1976 in Zaria, Kaduna State, Ms Hadiza Usman, holds a B.Sc. Degree in Business Administration from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and a Post Graduate in Development Studies from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom.

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Prior to her new appointment, Ms Usman was the Chief of Staff to Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai.