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Buhari congratulates Lagos on new Seaport

Buhari congratulates Lagos on new Seaport

The Federal Ministry of Transportation and the Nigerian Ports Authority have received congratulations from the president, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retired), for the successful berthing of the first ship at Lekki Deep Seaport.

Three Ship to Shores and ten Rubber Tyre Gantries cranes were brought by the ship ZHEN HUA 28 to aid in the evacuation of goods from ships to the shore.

In a statement released on Saturday in Abuja by his spokesperson, Femi Adesina, the president stated his sentiments.

He also expressed his gratitude to the marine industry participants for the accomplishment.

Buhari noted that the expansion of the economy was a condition for his approval of four new seaports in the nation, including the Lekki Deep Seaport.

He said that the decision also aimed to facilitate trade, attract foreign investment, and generate a ton of job prospects.

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He praised the personnel and management in the country’s maritime industry for their tireless efforts to operationalize the Lekki Deep Sea Port before the end of the year.

They received assurances from the president that he would continue to support investments in these new assets.

According to Buhari, the government would make every effort to fully realize the potential of the sector because the maritime and aquatic resources of the country are essential to Nigerians’ quality of life.

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