Jun 12, 2020

Legalnaija Celebrates World Mfon Usoro Day



Today is World Mfon Day, marking the 60th Birthday of Mrs. Mfon Usoro. Mfon is the Managing Partner of Paul Usoro & Co., and the pioneer Director- General and Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA). 



Mfon Usoro was conferred with the Officier de L'Ord de Mono, a national honour of the Republic of Togo in 2002; and Chevalier de l'Ordre du Merite Maritime, a National honour of the Republic of Cote D' Ivoire in 2015.




Mfon Usoro is a trade law expert and represents the Nigerian Bar Association at the Nigerian Coalition of Services Industry (NCSI). Mfon was recently appointed the Chairperson of the National Consultative Forum on Trade and Trade Related Negotiations, NOTN.




She was privileged to lead the brainstorming sessions at the services industry consultation on the Nigerian Draft Schedule of Specific Commitments organized by the Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiations in February 2020. She participated as a panelist in 2 panels at the recent National AfCFTA Forum on "Effective Implementation for Industrialization and Inclusive Economic Development in Nigeria" on 5-6 December 2019 co-organized by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA).

Her husband is the NBA President, Mr. Paul Usoro.
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