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Buhari “suspends” Nigerian Ports Authority Managing Director

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Hadiza Bala Usman is now on her way out from office, following findings late Thursday, that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved her suspension.

Penpushing reports that, decision of the Nigerian government to send her packing was yet to be made public, but sources familiar with the development said the Director of Finance and Administration of the establishment, Mohammed Bello-Koko, was named to resume  in acting capacity.

The top government source said, as at the time of filing this report, frantic efforts were ongoing for possible reversal of the suspension order, said to have been approved on Tuesday by the President.

“The suspension has been approved by Mr President but it could be reversed in the days ahead because top personalities are making efforts to ensure she remains in office and the suspension is reversed”, the source said

Penpushing further reports that, the source who preferred anonymity explained that the suspension was to give room for a probe of allegations of impropriety against embattled Managing Director .

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