NPA fulfils promise made to international seafarers
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) under the leadership of Mohammed Bello Koko, has fulfilled its promised made to the global community of seafarers to reconstruct its Nigerian outpost; The Mission to Seafarers (MTS) located on Marine Road Apapa GRA.
The NPA Managing Director, Bello Koko had in March 2023 visited the MTS facility in company of the Nigeria Head of the Mission to Seafarers and former Managing Director of the NPA, Chief Adebayo Sarumi, and lamented the dilapidated state of the MTS facility and promised to bring it to international standards.
Speaking when he undertook a pre-commissioning tour of the facility, Bello Koko said: “Given that the creation of a good atmosphere for physiological and psychological wellbeing of seafarers is a global index of port rating, we immediately deployed resources to reconstruct and furnish this facility to international standards befitting of a maritime nation of Nigeria’s calibre.”
Responding, the Head of the Mission Chief Adebayo Sarumi, commended the NPA Management for placing premium on seafarers’ welfare and saluted the sense of urgency with which the project was executed.