PMAWCA SECRETARY GENERAL PERFORMS FIRST OFFICIAL FUNCTIONPMAWCA Admin
…pays a courtesy visit to NPA Managing Director and attends NPA awards night
Having taken over the reins of the association on the 2nd of September 2019, it could be rightfully said that the New Secretary General, Mr. Jean Marie KOFFI performed his first official assignment on Saturday 7th of September 2019 by attending the 2017-2018 Long Service and Merit Award of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).
It is noteworthy that NPA is the Second Vice President of the PMAWCA Board of Directors.
It was indeed a memorable day for the team of 2017 and 2018 staff of the NPA as the management celebrated and awarded staff at the 2017 – 2018 Long Service and Merit Award event, which was held at the Convention Centre of the Eko Hotels and Suits in Victoria Island.
The ceremony commenced at about 7pm with the arrival of awardees and their families, invited dignitaries, government officials, the newly sworn-in PMAWCA Secretary General, representatives of the Honourable Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi and past Managing Directors of the NPA as all were all present at the grand event, while soft cool music was played at the back ground by the famous Sharp Band.
After the comedian TEE A, who doubled as the master of ceremony introduced dignitaries, the NPA Managing Director; Mrs. Hadiza Bala USMAN approached the stage and delivered her welcome address. The keynote address was then given on behalf of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation by his representative. After this, several other goodwill messages were presented by and on behalf of dignitaries. TEE A, livened up the event with a variety of jokes and laughable.
Awards were given for Outstanding Performance, Merit and Long Service. The Long Service Award was presented to staffs who have served the Authority for 25 years between 31st December 2017 and 2018.
Buffet dinner was served to all as gifts and plaques were handed over to awardees.