FG TO DREDGE CHANNELS OF FIVE SEA PORTS
By John Iwori
Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Umar, has disclosed that President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the dredging of channels of five seaports in the country to enable them accommodate bigger vessels from abroad.
Umar disclosed this during the inaugural ceremony to mark the arrival of one of Maersk Line biggest vessels, which berthed recently in Onne Port.
The minister who was represented by the Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Transport, Mr. Nebolisa Emodi, said that the five sea ports include Calabar, Lekki and Badagry, Ege, Olokola and Ibaka.
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