You are here
Home > LOCAL > N-Delta group to FG: Why aren’t our seaports functional?

N-Delta group to FG: Why aren’t our seaports functional?

Manchester United striker, Lukaku escapes jail time

Please follow and like us:

  • 15
  • Share

By Jeremiah Urowayino

Niger Delta Support Group,  NIDSG, has demanded an explanation from the Federal Government on the state of seaports in the region, saying it needs to know why the seaports are not functioning like Apapa and Tin Can Island ports in Lagos.



File|: Mile-2 to Tincan, along Oshodi-Apapa expressway

NIDSG, in a statement by its Convener, Vincent Odogbor, said: “We are suspecting that there is a conspiracy to deliberately sabotage port activities in the Niger Delta, thereby projecting Lagos as the only viable port for cargo vessels.

Heritage Of Rivers Female Beauty On Show At Nafest 2018

Otherwise, the call for the optimal utilisation of other existing seaports in the Niger Delta is for the good of the entire country as it will reduce the cumbersome process of clearing goods in Lagos.

Dredging River Niger panacea to perennial flooding — WIEF

“It is, therefore, unthinkable that seaports in the region will continue to remain dysfunctional while Lagos ports are overstretched. This is a classic example of the regional and citizenship inequality which remains the bane of our political existence as Nigeria and it can’t be allowed to continue anymore.’’

Facebook Comments

Please follow and like us:

  • 15
  • Share

Leave a Reply

Top