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Bakassi Deep Seaport: Gov Ayade gets FG Nod

Bakassi Deep Seaport: Gov Ayade gets FG Nod

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The federal government has approved the request by Cross River State for the formal recognition of Bakassi Deep Seaport, which is under construction. Making the disclosure at the weekend while answering questions from journalists at the State House, Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, said the official approval of the port by the federal government had given the state the recipe to launch the port on a commercial scale. He listed the composition of the port to include an evacuation corridor and a six-lane highway linking the port with the north. Ayade, who spoke with journalists after meeting with the Chief of Staff, Malam Abba Kyari, also said the highway which is almost completed was conceived to bring the northern closer to the Atlantic Ocean. According to him, investors wi...