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NPA’s Abandonment Of Eastern Seaports Deliberate – Gov Wike

NPA’s Abandonment Of Eastern Seaports Deliberate – Gov Wike

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The Executive Governor, of Rivers State Chief Nyesom Wike, has accused the Federal Government of deliberately abandoning Nigeria’s Eastern Seaports of Porthacourt and Onne. Wike, who spoke during the official opening of Alcon Nigeria Limited’s low-voltage products assembly factory in Port Harcourt, observed that deplorable state of the ports in Rivers was worrisome. Nyesom Wike Represented by his deputy, Dr Ipalibo Harry, the governor attributed the decline of industries in Port Harcourt to the weak operations at the Rivers ports. He said, “The body language of the Federal Government suggests that the ports’ abandonment was deliberate, noting that the Lagos ports currently booming at the moment have been overburdened and manufacturers are paying exorbitantly to use them. “...