|TRADE NEWSWIRE|: A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, who just proved her Economic Management prowess with the declaration of the sum of N299.56bn as revenue generated for NPA in 2017 fiscal year, has met with the members of Infrastructure Policy Commission of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), TRADE NEWSWIRE reports.
The courtesy call on NPA MD at the Authority’s Corporate headquarters recently in Lagos by the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG)-Infrastructure Policy Commission, was led by the Co-Chair Steering Committee of the NESG-IPC, Mr. Kunle Elebute, was to engender infrastructure development aimed at improving economic activities in Nigeria.
It should be noted that the Infrastructure Policy Commission (IPC) arm of (NESG), was inaugurated on Thursday, May 11, 2006 at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja with the objective to facilitate the adoption of various NESG recommendations so as to fast-track growth and development of the economy.
Infrastructure Policy Commission (IPC) engages in advocacy to follow through infrastructure specific issues with a view to ensuring the formulation, adoption and implementation of appropriate policies on infrastructure development.
The NESG engages government, private sector, and civil society on key development issues and economic policies in Nigeria. The strategic roles of the Group include those of being a; Dialogue Partner: Shaping policy through public debate, Connector: Instituting change through influence, Watchdog: Shaping policy through research and advocacy, Intervener: Instituting change through influence that mobilizes action.
Note that the unwavering NPA MD, Hadiza Bala Usman, a woman of virtue, has initiated series of reforms since assumption of office that has transformed the Agency to a competitive port among other ports in the West African Sub-region despite inspite of various challenges affecting its operations ,of which are being tackled by the day head-on for the benefit of stakeholders and Nigerian economy at large.