Minister of Transportation, Muazu Sambo has expressed satisfaction with the extent of labor on the Lekki Deep Seaport in Lagos, describing it as the primary within the West African area.
Sambo, who gave the approval on the inspection of the mission on the weekend, stated initiatives are on floor to make sure clean evacuation of cargo on the port.
“I’m impressed and joyful to be again right here. This we all know is the satisfaction of all Nigerians — first deep sea port in West Africa that can take the most important ship on this planet, have 16.5 meters depth, and can give us a whole bunch and 1000’s of jobs,” he stated.
He stated automation, fashionable know-how and gear save time spent on the port.
Sambo urged the administration of the port to make use of as many Nigerians as doable.
On his half, Mohammed Bello-Koko, managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), stated the Lekki deep seaport is without doubt one of the first options to decreasing visitors at Apapa and TinCan.
In response to Bello-Koko, the automation system deployed on the port is “commendable and implausible”, because the processes can be freed from human interference.
He stated the Apapa and TinCan port would nonetheless be viable; including that what has been carried out is to create an alternate for importers and exporters on the place they’d resolve to do enterprise.