VIDEO: NPA Boss Hadiza Bala Usman commissions 24-hours Apapa port clinic

In order to ensure effective implementation of the Executive Order concerning the ease of doing Business at Ports, the Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has commissioned a 24 hour emergency clinic to cater for health concerns.

The Managing Director of the Authority Hadiza Bala Usman who declared open the clinic located at Apapa Port Complex (LPC) for operations assured stakeholder that the NPA Management would not relent in its firm resolve at bringing dividends of good governance and administration to the Ports Community at large.

Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (2nd left), Executive Director Marine and Operations, Dr Sokonte Davies (3rd right), General Manager Physical Planning and Development (PP & D), Engr. Mohammed Ahmed Rufai (2nd right), Port Manager, Lagos Ports Complex (LPC). Hajia Aisha Ali Ibrahim (left) at the commissioning of the emergency clinic at Lagos Ports Complex, Apapa, Lagos.

She said that the establishment of the clinic is in consonance with the organization’s CSR policy as well as a commitment to excellence on the side of the organization’s workforce

She told stakeholders present, that optimal attention is paid by the NPA Management to their health challenge amidst paying attention to occupational health which is expected to play out positively in the area greater operation, efficiency and revenue generation for the nation. She said “A healthy Nation is a wealthy Nation”.

The NPA helmsperson added that Management would strive to achieve the utilization of appreciable level of modern applications and equipment at the clinic in other to keep up with current global trends in health matters.

Usman therefore appealed to the Port users to avail themselves of the facility.” we have to sustain this efforts subsequently”.

Managing Director, (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (4TH left), E.D M&O Dr Sokonte Davies (3rd left), GM PP&D, Engr. Mohammed Ahmed Rufai (2nd left), General Manager, Western Ports, Arc. Abiodun Gbadamosi (2nd right), Port Manager, Lagos Ports Complex (LPC), Hajia Aisha Ali Ibrahim (right), at the commissioning of the emergency clinic at the Lagos Ports Complex, Apapa, Lagos.

Furthermore, the Managing Director told Stakeholders, that it is for the reason of prompt response to casualties, the clinic was conceptualized adding that matters concerning safety and sound mind of Port users were paramount in the operational thrust of the NPA Management. He paid premium to the leadership and drive of the Organization’s Management in achieving landmarks and impacting most positively on stakeholders.

Hadiza emphasized and challenged staff to contribute most meaningfully and relevantly towards making the NPA a Model Agency.

Stakeholders at the event jointly commended the Management equally for exemplary and competent qualities as exhibited across board. They assured the Authority Management of collaboration and synergy when required.


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