The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has launched a 24-hour emergency clinic to cater for health concerns, as part of initiative to ensure effective implementation of the Executive Order concerning the ease of doing Business at the nation’s Ports.
The Managing Director of the Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, who declared open the clinic located at Apapa Port Complex (LPC) for operations, assured stakeholders that the NPA management would not relent in its firm resolve at bringing dividends of good governance and administration to the Ports Community at large.
She said that the establishment of the clinic was in consonance with the organisation’s Corporate Social Responsibility policy as well as a commitment to excellence on the side of the organisation’s workforce.
She told stakeholders present that optimal attention was paid by the NPA management to their health challenge amidst paying attention to occupational health which is expected to play out positively in the area greater operation, efficiency and revenue generation for the nation. She said “A healthy Nation is a wealthy Nation.”
The NPA helmsperson added that management would strive to achieve the utilization of appreciable level of modern applications and equipment at the clinic in other to keep up with current global trends in health matters.
Usman therefore appealed to the Port users to avail themselves of the facility.” we have to sustain this efforts subsequently.”
Furthermore, the Managing Director told Stakeholders, that it is for the reason of prompt response to casualties, the clinic was conceptualized adding that matters concerning safety and sound mind of Port users were paramount in the operational thrust of the NPA Management. He paid premium to the leadership and drive of the Organization’s Management in achieving landmarks and impacting most positively on stakeholders.
Hadiza emphasized and challenged staff to contribute most meaningfully and relevantly towards making the NPA a Model Agency.
Stakeholders at the event jointly commended the Management equally for exemplary and competent qualities as exhibited across board. They assured the Authority Management of collaboration and synergy when required.