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 Transportation Department

The Transportation department is directly responsible for overseeing the privatisation of enterprises in the transport sector of the country. The Transportation Department is made up of three Units:

1. Marine (Sea Ports, Nigeria Inland Waterways and Nigeria Unity Line);
2. Aviation (Airports, Skypower Catering Services ltd); and
3. Land (Railways and Roads)

Enterprises in the Department

1. Ports
 a. Apapa Container
 b. Apapa Port (Terminals A)
 c. Apapa Port (Terminals B)
 d. Apapa Port (Terminals C)
 e. Apapa Port (Terminals D)
 f. Apapa Port (Terminal E)
 g. Port Harcourt Terminal A
 h. Port Harcourt Terminal B
 i. Tin Can Island Port Terminal A
 j. Tin Can Island Port Terminal B
 k. Tin Can Island Port Terminal C
 l. Tin Can Island Port Roro Terminal
 m. Inland  Container depot Lillypond
 n. Onne Federal Lighter Terminal  A
 o. Onne Federal Lighter Terminal  B
 p. Onne Federal Ocean Terminal  A
 q. Warri Old Terminal
 r. Warri New Terminal
 s. Warri New Port Terminal A
 t. Warri Old Terminal B
 u. Warri Old Port Terminal C (Canal Berth)
 v. Calabar New Terminal A
 w. Calabar New  Port Terminal B
 x. Calabar Old Port
 y. Koko Port Terminal
Twenty-four (24) port terminals have been concessioned.
2. Nigeria Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA)
3. Nigeria Unity Line (NUL)
4. Aviation
 a. Airports
     • Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport
     • Aminu Kano International Airport
     • Murtala Mohammed International Airport
     • Port Harcourt International Airport
These four airports are slated for concession
5. Skypower Catering And Hotel Services Ltd (SKYCAT)
6. Land Transport
    • Nigeria Railways
    • Roads

 Director's Profile

YUSUF ADAMU is the Director, Transportation Department. He joined the Bureau of Public Enterprises (then the Technical Committee on Privatisation and Commercialisation (TCPC) as one of the pioneer staff in 1990. Between 1998 to 2000, he rose through various cadres at BPE to become a Deputy Director (Commercialisation).  He has worked in the arms of the Bureau charged with reform, restructuring and commercialization.
As Director, Transportation, he is responsible for the management and administration of the Department and all activities relating to the reforms, restructuring and privatisation/concession of enterprises in the transport sector including railways, marine, aviation, roads and inland waterways.
He was also the Head, Management Services in the Bureau charged with general administration activities and facility management services of the Bureau.
Born on January 5, 1960 in Kaduna State, he undertook his primary education at the Baptist Primary School, Kafanchan, Kaduna State between 1971 and 1974; from where he proceeded to the Federal Government College, Kano for his secondary education from 1974-1979.
Thereafter, he was admitted into the School of General Studies, Bayero University, Kano for his intermediate and degree programmes leading to the award of B.Sc. (Hons) Business Administration. Adamu also holds a Master’s of Business Administration which he earned in 1987.
He began his working career with the Kaduna State Government in 1984 where he worked with the State Ministry of Education and the State Board of Internal Revenue. Between October 2008 and December 2010, he was appointed as the Director-General, Public Private Partnerships Agency by the Kaduna State Government. He took leave of absence from the Bureau to undertake the assignment.
Adamu has handled many adhoc assignments including Special Assistant to Administrator/Chairman, Interim Board of Continental Merchant Bank Ltd, Lagos; Special Assistant/ Deputy Head, Vision 2010 Secretariat, Lagos; Member, Operations Manual Technical Sub-committee for the establishment of Atlantic Bank Ltd; and Member, technical committee for the review of the operations of the Delta, Jos, Katsina and Oshogbo Steel Rolling Mills.
He has attended local and international trainings from reputable institutions  and is an alumnus of Georgetown University, Washington D.C, U.S.A; Boston Institute of Developing Economies (BIDE), Boston Massachusetts, USA; Wits Business School, Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa; World Bank Institute, Washington D.C, U.S.A;  and the Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, New Jersey, USA.      
Adamu, who is married with children, has interest in current affairs. His hobbies include sports, especially football.