August 21, 2018

Apapa gridlock killing trade – NPA

Apapa gridlock killing trade – NPA

The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Usman, said the traffic gridlock in Apapa had affected access into the ports and killing trade facilitation programme of government.

According to a statement by NPA on Monday in Lagos, Usman said this at a stakeholders meeting held in her office. She said that the bad access roads into Apapa was killing the trade facilitation programme of the government and had affected the smooth delivery of cargoes to importers. “NPA is not happy that all modalities and measures adopted so far have not translated into quick cargo movement in and out of the ports,” the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) quotes the managing director as saying.

She told the stakeholders that a positive action would be taken by the NPA in the interest of all and the economy. Usman told the stakeholders that “the quick rehabilitation of the road remains a priority to her team to reposition the ports and salvage the economy’’. Read more

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