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President Tinubu To Fee Funtua Dryport Thursday  

Barring last-minute change, President Bola Tinubu will on Thursday, Might 9, 2024, fee the Funtua Inland Dry Port (IDP) in Funtua native authorities space of Katsina State.

In a press assertion issued by the assistant director, Public Relations, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Rebecca Adamu, plans had been concluded for the commissioning of the dryport by President Tinubu.

In line with the assertion, the commissioning ceremony will characteristic key dignitaries, authorities officers and business stakeholders.

This vital milestone marks a pivotal second of the NSC’s dedication in facilitating commerce in Nigeria.


It was additionally in step with the efficiency bond signed by the Minister of Marine and Blue Economic system, Adegboyega Oyetola.


It’s worthy to notice that the initiative was a part of Nigerian Shipper’s Council’s Key Efficiency Indicator (KPI) to ship the Funtua Inland Dry Port Challenge earlier than the tip of the primary Quarter of 2024.


In line with the Government Secretary/CEO of NSC, Barr. Pius Ukeyima Akutah, the institution of Inland Dry Ports being promoted by the Council will, amongst different issues, convey delivery and port companies nearer to the importers and exporters on the hinterland, decongest the Seaports, create job alternatives, enhance and accrue enormous income to the federal government.


Recall that in February, 2023, the Federal Authorities underneath the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration declared Funtua IDP as a Port of Origin and Vacation spot which paved the best way for importers and exporters to formally consign their cargo from Funtua to any a part of the world.


That is the third within the collection by the Federal Authorities to fee the Inland Dry Ports within the nation. The primary was the commissioning of Kaduna Inland Dry Port in 2018 and Dala Inland Dry Port in 2023, respectively.

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