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COMRADE ADEWALE ADEYANJU TO GOV WIKE: YOU LIED ON FG’s ABANDONMENT OF EASTERN PORTS.

COMRADE ADEWALE ADEYANJU TO GOV WIKE: YOU LIED ON FG’s ABANDONMENT OF EASTERN PORTS.

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BY ASU BEKS Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has come under severe attack from stakeholders in the nation's maritime sector for alleging that management of Nigerian Ports Authority had completely abandoned the Eastern Ports. Wike who spoke weekend at the commissioning of ALCON NIG LTD low voltage plant in Port Harcourt had blamed the NPA for deliberately abandoning the Eastern Ports. But in a swift reaction, President General of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, Comrade Adewale Adeyanju said there was no such a policy as ' deliberately abandoning Eastern Ports". He explained that it is a global practice that an importer reserves the right to choose where he wants his cargo delivered. Comrade Adeyanju explained that majority of ibo traders and importers ...
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. “...