The managing director however appealed to the construction companies to expedite action on the reconstruction, adding that the NPA has also embarked on remedial work of fixing the common user roads around the ports with the aim of lessening the problem.
The Committee, according to NPA Asst. General Manager, Public Affairs, Musa Iliya was later shown the sizes, numbers, and operations of the facilities and their effectiveness as demonstrated by fire officers.
Managing Director, NPA, Abdullahi while addressing the press at the end of the meeting recalled the role played by the port of Antwerp at the beginning of the nation’s port reform when the Landlord model was adopted for the nation’s seaports
The management of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has disclosed that, it would commence safety enlightenment campaign in the six geo-political zones as results of boat mishaps in the country
The management disclosed that the Federal Government restrictions on importation of cement and rice, among other commodities were responsible for the poor showing of the nation’s seaports last year.
The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, Malam Habib Abdullahi has stressed the need for a review of the concession agreement after over five years of operation so as to mutually and constructively come out with suggestions and practical solutions that will improve the system.