The Amalgamation of Truck Owners in the Maritime Industry yesterday praised the Nigerian Navy for the steps it took in addressing gridlocks in Apapa area of Lagos.
Its Publicity Secretary, Oluwaseyi Taiwo, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the action had restored sanity and brought great relief to residents and motorists.
NAN reports that the Commanding officer, Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) BEECROFT, Commodore Okon Eyo, had in March issued a 48-hour ultimatum to truck drivers to vacate the roads and bridges leading to Apapa port.
As part of measures to end the gridlock, the Nigerian Navy introduced a “Call up Card System’’ for the trucks loading at Apapa ports. Read more