The Management of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has
debunked claims by the fisheries department of the Ministry of Agriculture that
it had compelled some fishing trawlers to be registered by it before operating.
the recently held maritime summit in Lagos, charged anyone making such claims
to confront the Authority publicly.
agriculture, Mrs O.B. Adepegba, while making her presentation at the event,
urged the Transportation Minister, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, to address the issue.
stand to be corrected.
fishing company, which is ‘Atlantic Shrimpers.’ So, we do not have any conflict
with fishing trawlers,” he said.