Former Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, Mallam Bello Ibrahim Gwandu has accepted to grace the planned maiden edition of the Annual Maritime Journalists Retreat coming up in October 2021.
According to the Chief Executive Officer of Maritime Media Limited, Elder Asu Beks, organizer of retreat, the former NPA helmsman who is also the Turakin Gwandu gave the assurance when he paid him a courtesy visit in his Abuja office.
Mallam Gwandu who was Chief Executive Officer of the NPA between August 1999 and September 2001 would speak on the topic “Nigerian Ports as Hub Status in the West and Central African sub Region: Myth or Reality?”
The orhanisers say “two-day retreat which is the first of its kind would hold at the Cynergy Suites Royale Ajah, Lagos between October 15 and 16, has the Minister of Transportation, Rt Hon Rotimi Amaech, as Special Guest of Honour while the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Transportation, Dr Magdalene Ajani is Chief Host.”