Hadiza Bala Usman, the Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority, says the executive management of the organisation is committed to making the Calabar Port vibrant.
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The Executive Director Engineering and Technical Services, NPA, Prof. Idris Abubakar, made the remark when a team led by the Commandant of the college, Maj-Gen. Richard Duru, visited the NPA headquarters on Monday in Lagos.
Trailers parked indiscriminately over a long stretch of the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway have been causing massive traffic gridlock on the road for several days now
Usman disclosed this on Thursday during the 2017 Budget Performance and 2018 Budget Defence meeting of NPA management with House of Representatives Committee on Ports and Harbours in Abuja.
The Managing Director of NPA, Hadiza Usman, said this on Saturday in Lagos.
The Managing Director of NPA, Hadiza Usman, said this on Saturday in Lagos
Nwabunike made the plea when he visited the News Agency of Nigeria Office in Lagos.
The NPA’s Managing Director, Hadiza Bala-Usman, made the appeal at the NPA Special Day at the ongoing 29th Enugu International Trade Fair in Enugu on Saturday.
Aboyeji said: “When Apapa Port started operation in 1970, it was only made for 30,000 cargoes, but now it has over 80,000 cargoes, yet no infrastructural development.
The General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communications of NPA, Alhaji Abdullahi Goje, said in a statement in Lagos that the disclosure was based on the directive of the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council.
The NPA therefore on Monday reiterated that only eight Federal Government agencies are allowed to operate and have physical representation at all port locations in the country.
Usman said this on Friday in a statement issued by the Authority’s Spokesman, Alhaji Abdullahi Goje, after the Quarterly meeting of the NPA Management and stakeholders in Lagos.
This is coming just as the organisation gave indication that it might prevent Engina FPSO, which is due to arrive Nigeria in January 2018, from accessing the Nigerian waterways