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Buhari to commission Kaduna dry port on Thursday

Buhari to commission Kaduna dry port on Thursday

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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...