18 December 2017, Sweetcrude, Lagos — THE Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman has said that the agency has surpassed the 2017 revenue target saying that “over N118billion was realised in the first quarter of the year.
Speaking at this year’s long and meritorious service award in Lagos, Bala-Usman said that the agency’s achievements can be attributed to the support received from the employees of the authority.
Although the NPA boss did not mention its revenue target, she, however, disclosed that before the end of this year the generated revenue will be made public.
Bala-Usman She explained that in spite of the outlook of the economy at the beginning of this year, the management of the Authority set out certain goals and objectives for itself for 2017.
She commended the staff and officers of the agency for attaining set goals.
“We are grateful that we have attained most of the goals that we set for ourselves.
“Right from the outset management was conscious of the fact that none of these would be attainable without the understanding and cooperation of the workforce.
“This is the reason why we have maintained an open door policy which has made it possible for all of us to rub minds and agree on the best way to achieve the very important task of repositioning port operations in Nigeria for better efficiency.
“On behalf of management, I want to thank you, our colleagues for keeping faith with us. While we are not at that place where we hope to be, we certainly are not where we started from.
“So I take the opportunity that this event presents to commend you for your commitment to service and all the sacrifices that you have all had to make.”