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FG Directs Shippers’ Council to Carry out Audit of All Port Terminals

FG Directs Shippers’ Council to Carry out Audit of All Port Terminals

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The Federal Government of Nigeria has directed the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) to carry out a comprehensive audit of all seaport terminals in the country. The government also decried the arbitrarily high shipping charges in West and Central Africa sub-region and called for a downward review of the charges to promote trade among countries in the sub-region. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo gave the directive in Abuja at the opening session of a three-day sub-regional summit on ‘Unfair Shipping Surcharges and High Local Shipping Charges at the Ports of West and Central Africa Sub-region’ hosted by the NSC. He said, “The Federal Government has mandated the NSC in her capacity as the port economic regulator to carry out a comprehensive audit of all seaport terminals in Nigeria to as...