NPA MD/CEO, Bello Koko Bags National Productivity Order of Merit Award 2022

NPA MD/CEO, Bello Koko Bags National Productivity Order of Merit Award 2022

  • The Nigerian government has honored the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), Bello Koko
  • Koko bagged the award in recognition of his achievement at the NPA since assumption of office
  • The Nigerian government instituted the award to honor exceptional performers

The Federal Government has conferred the Managing Director / CEO Nigerian Ports Authority, Mohammed Bello Koko, with the National Productivity Order of Merit (NPOM) Award in recognition of his repositioning of the NPA for improved trade facilitation, revenue generation, and unprecedented remittances to the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF).

It would be recalled that an evaluation of the reforms initiated by the Mohammed Bello Koko- led management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) undertaken by the Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR) had classified the NPA as a level 5 “Platinum Level” Organisation.

Bello Koko, FG, NPA
NPA MD/CEO, Bello Koko Bags Credit: NPA
Source: UGC

NPA boss recognised for his exceptional performance

According to reports, BPSR Self-Assessment Tool (SAT) deployed in the NPA for the independent assessment, validated assessment, and in-depth analysis of processes and practices of the agency returned the verdict of “exceptional performance with a performance level of 91.25 percent.”

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The Federal Government of Nigeria instituted the National Productivity Order of Merit Award to recognize and honor productive persons and organizations in Nigeria in the year of the award for achievements made in the preceding years.

The center was established to improve the quantity and quality of goods and services available for consumption in Nigeria to increase wealth.

With this conferment, Bello Koko joins the list of exceptional public administrators and captains of the industry driving excellence and pushing the limits to advance the frontiers of national productivity, which are being singled out for recognition and celebration by the Federal Government.

Tin Can Island Port breaks records, receives largest-ever container ship reported that the Nigerian Ports Authority recorded another milestone with the berthing on Wednesday, May 10, 2023, at the TinCan Island Port Complex of the largest-ever container vessel to call at the Lagos Pilotage District.

The Vessel MSc Maureen had a Length Overall (LOA) of 300M and a breadth of 40m carrying a Gross Tonnage of 75,590 and a Dead weight of 85,810Tonnes, berthed at the Port, leading to the record-breaking feat, according to the Nigerian Tribune

Speaking at the Quay Side where he received the Vessel, the Port Manager TinCan Island Port Complex, Jibril Buba, noted that this development is a testament to the readiness to receive vessels despite the pressing need for rehabilitation which the Management of the Authority is working on under the guidance of the Federal Ministry of Transportation.


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