December 1, 2022



Work at Lekki Deep Seaport reaches 96%

The palpable enthusiasm awaiting the graduation of business operations on the Lekki Deep Seaport in Ibeju, Lagos in a matter of weeks was additional accentuated by the announcement that the undertaking has reached 95.65 p.c completion.

On the weekend, President Muhammadu Buhari had accredited the designation of the port as a Customs Port & Permitted Wharf by way of a correspondence by the ministry of Transportation addressed to the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mohammed Bello-Koko, stating that each one is ready for the port to obtain business vessels.

The President’s approval was in response to a request by the NPA the place it search an expedited presidential approval for the Port to be gazetted as a Customs port.

NPA Normal Supervisor for Company and Strategic Communications, Mr. Nasiru Ibrahim affirmed that “With this approval granted by President Buhari, it means all is ready for business vessels from internationally to berth and clear cargoes at Nigeria’s first Deep Sea Port and first absolutely automated port.”

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