NPA urges contractors to expedite action on port access roads rehabilitation

L-R: Port Manager TCIP, Mr. Babatunde Longe; Executive Director  Marine&Operations NPA , Engr. David Omonibeke; Managing Director  Nigerian Ports Authority , Alhaji Sanusi Ado Bayero; Executive Director  Engineering &Technical Services NPA , Engr. Mohammed Saleh; General Manager  Special Duties, Mrs. Carolyn Ufere 

L-R: Executive Director  Engineering &Technical Services , Engr. Mohammed Saleh; Managing Director  NPA, Sanusi Ado Bayero and MD Lagos Channel Management (LCM),Danny Fuch.

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Ado Bayero, has urged the contractors handling the rehabilitation work at the Tin Can Island access road to expedite action on the construction work currently ongoing to ease traffic in and out of the Ports.
 Ado Bayero stated this while on inspection of the project at the Tin Can Island Port, Apapa on Wednesday.                                                                                                               
    The contract for the rehabilitation of the 3.5km access road spanning from the second gate of Tin Can Island Port to the PTML was signed recently to ameliorate the suffering being encountered by Nigerians who use the facility regularly.

Newly acquired Tug Boat - UROMI

The managing director assured that the Management of the NPA had also signed a memorandum of understanding with a road construction firm for a quick fix of the Liverpool roundabout and other deplorable portions of the road leading to Apapa Port.
The Management of the NPA is currently collaborating with the Ministry of Works through the Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) to make the entire road network within the Tin Can Island/Apapa axis motorable, said Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Ado Bayero.
He stated that the Nigerian Ports Authority being a responsible and responsive organization will not fold her arms while the citizens of Nigeria paved through the hurricane in an effort to make out a living through the Ports in Apapa.
While welcoming the Managing Director to Tin Can Island Port, the Port Manager, and Mr Babatunde Alonge, said that the Management’s quick response to the deplorable state of the access road that stretched from Apapa to Mile 2 would ameliorate the incessant sufferings of personnel of the NPA.
Ado Bayero also inspected (2) No 60 tons Bollard Pull Marine Tug Boats recently acquired by the management of NPA.
He said that the acquisition of the state of the art tug boats was a milestone in the Nigerian Ports Authority’s effort to boasting the effective and efficient berthing and unberthing of bigger vessels in NPA channels as more tug boats are expected to arrive soon.
The managing director took an extensive inspection of the tug boats facilitated by the Managing Director, Lagos Channel Management, Mr Danny Fuchs.

Ado Bayero was accompanied by the Executive Director, Marine and Operation, NPA, Engr. David Omonibeke; Executive Director, Engineering and Technical Services, Mallam Sanni Saleh; General Manager, Western Ports Chief Michael Ajayi and other top management officials of the Nigerian Ports Authority.