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NIGERIAN INLAND DRY PORTS AWAITS COMPLETION

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Sandra Ukele

The Executive secretary Nigerian shippers Council Barr.Hassan Bello has assured the public that the completion of various Inland Dry Ports in the nation are underway.

The Jos Dry Port is now about 65 per cent completed, while work is progressing on the Benin Dry Port.
The dry ports would receive cargo from Apapa, Lagos, and other seaports through the railway and send the cargoes through the same channel. This will largely reduce port congestion, reduce truck haulage, and ultimately provide relief for the busy road networks.

With the Kaduna Inland Dry Port recently scaling through executive clearance and waiting to be commissioned in the next few months, the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) has raised hope for the completion of a number of other dry port projects in the country.

According to Hassan Bello, the Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Shippers Council, the Kaduna ICD will be commissioned in the next three months to facilitate c…

NPA LAUDED FOR APPOINTMENT OF NEW CONSULTANT AT DELTA PORTS

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Sandra Ukele

The Nigerian Ports Authority has been lauded for its appointment of Messrs Lean & Agile Project Consultant as the facilitator of projects in the host community.

The commendation was made by the Chairman Delta Seaports Stakeholders’ Association Mr. Emiko Oghomienor to the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, over the recent appointment of Messrs Lean & Agile Project Consultants to carry out project the needs assessment in NPA host communities in Delta State.

The chairman emphasized the engagement would, “forestall further hijack of NPA host communities’ projects,” by some elected representatives under the guise of constituency projects.

The statement stressed rea