Hadiza Bala Usman gets an important international appointment
Hadiza Bala Usman, the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has been appointed as the Vice President Of Association of International Ports and Harbors.
Hadiza Bala Usman, 40 the daughter of Late Dr. Bala Usman and an indigene of Katsina State, was previously Chief of Staff to Malam Nasir El-Rufai, the current governor of that state.
She 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, the United Kingdom in 2009.
She started her Career in June 2000 as a Research Assistant with the Centre for Democratic Development and Research Training, Zaria, a non-governmental organization. Between July 2000 and August 2004, she worked at the Bureau of Public Enterprises as an Enterprise Officer.
She was hired by the UNDP for the Federal Capital Territory Administration from October 2004 to January 2008 as a Special Assistant to the Minister on Project Implementation. She worked as Director of Strategy of Good Governance Group, another non-governmental organization, from 2011 to July 2015.
Hadiza Bala Usman was also appointed Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) by President Muhammadu Buhari last year.