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FG to begin construction of dry ports in Abia, Plateau, others – ICRC

FG to begin construction of dry ports in Abia, Plateau, others – ICRC

Breaking News, Maritime, News Feature, Port News
By Abbas Bamalli The Federal Government is set to begin the construction of Inland Container Dry Ports in Abia, Oyo, Plateau, Borno and Kaduna states to reduce the pressures on the sea ports. This is even as the government had also received private sector proposals for the construction of similar ports in Dagbolu in Osun State, Lolo in Kebbi State, Onitsha in Anambra State and Ogwashi-Uku in Delta State. Director General (DG) Infrastructural Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), Mr Chidi Izuwah disclosed this when he led the management of the ICRC to inspect some Federal Government projects in Kano, which included the dry port and the Oasis Oxygen Plant project at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital. Izuwah said that the Federal Government was committed to the speedy com...
Buhari to commission Kaduna dry port on Thursday

Buhari to commission Kaduna dry port on Thursday

Breaking News, Business
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday commission the Kaduna Inland Dry Port in Kakuri, Kaduna. A statement signed by the Director, Special Duties of the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), Ignatius Nweke, said the port which is among the seven dry ports being promoted by the Council was built by Kaduna Inland Dry Port Limited and has the capacity to handle 29,000 tonnes of cargoes yearly at the first phase of operation and likely to double when fully completed.  “The Kaduna Dry Port, which is the first of its kind in Nigeria would receive cargo from Apapa Port in Lagos, through the railway or by road and also export goods through the same channel,” Nweke said. According to him, the establishment of inland container depots in the hinterland was informed by the need to reduce...