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President Buhari Should Declare State of Emergency on Apapa Roads- NAGAFF.

Sandra Ukele

The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a State of Emergency on the deplorable state of the Apapa, Tincan Ports access roads.

The national trade axis which rakes in about N7tr annually has become a beehive of vehicular stagnation making commuters stranded for long hours sometimes not keeping to appointments.

Presenting the appeal through a "Save-Our-Soul" letter, the association called on the President to seek feasible solutions to curb the menace adding the nation loses N12b daily to the injustice.

The appeal highlighted the presence of tank farms along the Apapa, Tin-Can, Ijora axis which contributes to the persistent gridlock suggested the tank farms be relocated to other sites other than residential places.

In their words: "The tank farms constitute a danger to lives and property of people who either live or work in Apapa, Ijora and Coconut areas.

"In the event…