|MD NPA, Malam Habib Abdullahi|
Abdulahi, Managing Director of Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), has said that
Nigerian ports have witnessed more efficient services and upsurge in cargo
throughput because of the reforms in the sector.
Mohammed, General Manager, Abuja Liaison Office of NPA, made the statement on
Tuesday during the NPA day at the 10th Abuja International Trade Fair.
18 and is scheduled to end on Friday, has the theme: “Entrepreneurship as a
panacea for economic growth’’.
reforms had increased the level of private participation through
entrepreneurial activities in the port sector.
reforms are more efficient port services, upsurge in cargo throughput,
reduction in cargo dwell time and improved vessel turnaround time.
are deeper and safer navigation channels and improved port channel
management,’’ Abdulahi said.
moved closer to achieve its vision of being “the leading port in Africa’’ due
to the reforms.
achieved due to the on-going renewal of port infrastructure and transformation
of customer facing and back office processes through the successful
implementation of various technology capabilities.
there were some investment opportunities in the ports, including pilotage and
towage services as well as utilities, such as water and electricity which were
communication technology and Greenfield Port Development infrastructure through
rehabilitation, upgrading and Greenfield development, he said.