Date: November 30, 2020, 08:56:42 PM
Onitsha River Port: Sustaining three decades of political deceit: Politics : Nigerialog.com - Nigeria's Premier Online Forum
The news of the commissioning attracted congratulations for government, NIWA and Moghalu. Dr Orji Kalu, former governor of Abia State lauded the Federal Government for revamping Onitsha River Port.In a statement, Kalu said the resumed activities at Onitsha seaport will boost economic activities in the South East and ultimately create employment opportunities and wealth for Nigerians. He commended the efforts of the Federal Ministry of Transportation and NIWA for the development.Said Kalu: “With the functioning of Onitsha seaport, exporters and importers will be relieved of the stress of transporting containers by road from different ports to the South East and vice versa.“With the commencement of activities at Onitsha seaport, businesses will thrive further in the South East. The bottlenecks being faced by exporters and importers will be reduced as containers can now be transported from Onne Port and other ports through the waterways to Onitsha seaport and vice versa.“The activities in the seaport will drive industrialisation and sustainable development in Onitsha and South East at large. The revamping of Onitsha river port is another feat achieved by the Federal Government under President Muhammadu Buhari,” Kalu said.