The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Hadiza Bala Usman has assured the newly elected Secretary General of Ports Management Association in West and Central Africa (PMAWCA) Mr. Jean Marie Koffi of the agency’s supports.
Hadiza who was represented at the elections which held at the just concluded 40th Council Meeting of the Association in Lome, Togo was represented by the General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communications, Engr. Adams Jatto.
She 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.
He 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.
Jean Marie Koffi was elected as Secretary General of PMAWCA from the Port of Abidjan, Cote D’voire.
Mr Jean Marie Koffi defeated two other contestants, Iliyasu Idrisu from the Port of Duola, Cameroon and Semie Pere from the Port of Togo).
About seventeen countries participated in the elections.
The new Secretary General is to serve for the next four years in Lagos, headquarters of the Association.