Posted on January 8, 2024
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has appointed Sylvester Othuke Egede as the substantive Port Manager of the Tin-Can Island Port Complex, Lagos.
Egede takes over from Akin Leoso who has held the position in acting capacity since November 2023 after the retirement of the former Port Manager, Jubril Buba.
Until his appointment, Egede was the Traffic Manager of the Lagos Port Complex Apapa. He also served as the Traffic Manager for Kirikiri Lighter Terminal, also in Apapa, Lagos, from 2021 to August 2023.
Egede is also a former Traffic Manager at Rivers Port, Port Harcourt, Rivers State and a former Personal Assistant (Operations) to the Executive Director, Marine and Operations of NPA.
He is a member of the American Society of Safety Professionals and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistic and Transport, among other professional bodies.