Nigerians in Diaspora has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari, over the recent appointment of Mr Charles Efe Sylvester to the board of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).
The commendation was made by The Nigerian Leadership Forum, a European Think Tank group on Nigeria.
Speaking on behalf of the group, The Commandant General (NIDMECORP.COM), Alistair Soyode, in a recent press interaction on the NPA & NIMASA appointments noted that the appointment of such a highly skilled, experienced Diaspora Entrepreneur and Philanthropist showed the Presidency is taking accounts of successful Nigerians in the Diaspora to reposition the nation.
According to him, “having Mr. Charles Sylvester who had showed his tenacity, business acumen and knowledge of international best practice can only make the NPA produce profitable projects. I am also kindly praying that our President will continue to tap on the resources of his Diaspora to engage them in all aspects of governance in other agencies and parastatals in the country which would create giant strides for President Buhari’s administration.”
He stressed further that “It is for the nation’s gains and showed a governance that incorporates inclusiveness and reaching out to diaspora Nigerians.”
Charles Efe Sylvester is a London based entrepreneur and a leading African employer of labour in Europe. His company in Europe manages more than two hundred staffs. He is also a community leader empowering the Nigerian communities in the UK and across Europe.
His appointment was confirmed in a circular from the Director Press, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Bolaji Adebiyi, in Abuja that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved an 11-member board each for the Governing Boards of the Governing Boards of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA).
The President had a few days ago approved the Board members of Nigeria Port Authority (NPA), a gateway agency into Nigeria.