Tin Can Island Port, Apapa have called on the management of the Nigerian Ports
Authority (NPA) to rescind its decision to evict them from the complex.
agents over quit notice given to them by Seaview Properties Limited, a
subsidiary of NPA.
clearing agents at the office complex and a copy made available to newsmen, the
property company asked everyone to vacate their office space on or before Sept.
Properties Limited to inform you to quit from the office space in your
receipt of this notice to quit from 1st March 2016 to 30th September
Chukuemeka Shedrack, pleaded with the
NPA not to throw them out since they had no alternative provided for them.
Abdullahi had refused to grant them audience since the letter was written to
them in February.
know where they want us to go.
get the MD’s attention because he had has not granted us the opportunity to have a word with him.”
provided an alternative space for them asked where they want them to operate
from if evicted.
wrote a letter to the MD so that we can hear from him, because if they displace
all these people from here, where do they want us to go?
causing nuisance and now they want to displace us with no alternative, so where
do they want us to stay.
are not a security risk here because we are doing our legitimate jobs and we
have been here for more than 20 years.
their office space was to be sold to Grimaldi Shipping line.
complex for Grimaldi.
know why they want to do that even when in their terminals they have enough
space to operate.
want to displace us?
before the NPA management sends them out of the complex.
the plans to move us out of here.
people who generate revenue to Federal Government and they should not send us
out of the port without an alternative.
should not be sent out of the office space they had been occupying for over two
security threat to anyone let alone the port.
we are thrown out of the complex? he asked.
office complex proved abortive as series of text messages sent to the General
Manager, Corporate Affairs, Capt. Ihenacho Ebubeogu were not replied.