Buhari rejoices as first ship berths at Lekki Deep Sea Port

President Muhammadu Buhari expressed his satisfaction on the berthing of the primary ship at Lekki

President Muhammadu Buhari expressed his satisfaction on the berthing of the primary ship at Lekki Deep Sea port.

The vessel, ZHEN HUA 28, delivered three Ship to Shores (STS) and 10 Rubber Tyre Gantries (RTG) cranes that may assist in the evacuation of cargoes from vessels to the shore on Friday.

In a congratulatory message contained in a press release issued by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, on Saturday in Abuja, Mr Buhari lauded the Federal Ministry of Transport, the Nigerian Ports Authority and all stakeholders within the maritime sector over the feat.

The president recalled that his approval of 4 new seaports within the nation, together with the Lekki Deep Sea port, hinged on rising the financial system.

In response to him, the choice can also be aimed toward creating huge job alternatives, overseas funding inflows and commerce facilitation.

He counseled the employees and administration within the nation’s maritime sector who’re working around the clock to make the operationalisation of Lekki deep sea port earlier than the tip of the yr a actuality.

The president reassured them of his dedication to maintain investments in these new property.

Mr Buhari mentioned the nation’s maritime and aquatic assets are vital to the livelihoods of Nigerians and the federal government will spare no effort in efficiently harnessing the potential of the sector.

(NAN)

Supply: Peoples Gazette.

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