The Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) Managing Director, Hadiza Bala Usman has assured the Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF) of genuine support, tasking the body to cascade its security activities into the Apapa port community.
Hadiza indicated this in her office when a delegation from the Fund’s Management, led by its Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Abdurrazaq Balogun, paid a courtesy visit to Marina, Lagos.
“We will work towards synergizing with you to safeguard lives and properties in the State”, the NPA Boss indicated, stressing that it would be necessary to ensure that the security outfit muscle out concerted efforts aimed at increased neighbourhood satisfaction and effective service delivery.
Usman expressed her optimism that the visit of the delegation would go a long way in strengthening the already existing relationship between the NPA and the Lagos State Government.
In an earlier remark, the Executive Secretary and Chief Executive of the Trust Fund Dr. Balogun had sought collaboration from the Management of NPA in their quest to bring dividend of good governance to Lagosians in the area of safety and security, even as the whole Nation grapples with basic security issues most recently.
Speaking on accountability of the Agency, he assured that the Trust Fund would justify Stakeholders’ confidence through very judicious execution of projects within the budget of the Trust Fund.
He posited that it was necessary for Stakeholders to meticulously interface with the Fund in order to cover the State totally in their agenda to entrench peace and tranquility within the length and breadth of the whole State, a gesture which would in turn attract more investments; boosting revenue and generating more employment opportunities.
Balogun pledged the commitment of his officers to the success of the industry’s effective Truck Management System, with the view of ensuring efficient delivery of cargoes at the ports.