Using technology to tackle ports challenges

Spread of development across the ports in the country: While other ports around the country suffer neglect and the Lagos ports became over-burdened with activities leading to grid-locks and congestion among other socio-economic problems, it was the genius of Hadiza Bala Usman to embark once again on a ‘venture’ most people will dismiss as impossible. This involves the revitalization of the other ports in the country such as the Calabar, Delta, Warri, Onne, and Port Harcourt ports. Funds were budgeted for dredging among other activities and with this development, the spread of maritime activities and services is expected to rise and spread across the country, the much touted linkage of the hinterlands of the country through the waterways is also being expected, while the role of Nigerian ports are expected to rise significantly in trade and economic matters in both West and Central Africa especially in the light of the new Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) Read More.

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