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NPA acquires modern equipment to tackle environmental pollution

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has unveiled modern pollution and environmental equipment namely Drones, Jet skis and Booms for surveillance, monitoring and containing oil spillages. Others are Blowers, Pressure Washers, Skimmers, Power Pack Absorbers and Multiple Dispersant Sprays.

Speaking during the event, the Managing Director urged the officer and staff in charge of the equipment to put them into optimal use to the appreciation of the stakeholders whilst bringing to the fore that the government was interested in ensuring the effective compliance and sustenance of the Ease of Doing Business at the Ports.

She therefore postulated that matters concerning the occupational health of the officers and staff of the Authority was constantly paid premium to and urged the Pollution and Environmental crew to utilize the equipment to its optimal use.

Present at both events were the Executive Directors, Marine and Operations, Dr. Sekonte Davies, Finance and Administration, Mohammed Bello Koko, and that of the Engineering and Technical Services, Prof. Idris Abubakar as well as other top Management Staff.

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