|Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, while briefing newsmen in Abuja|
Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) become the National Transport Commission (NTC).
Rotimi Amaechi, made this known on Wednesday
in Abuja at a news conference on the achievement of the ministry.
Council should be transformed to a commission, adding that the bill was
currently awaiting presidential assent to become a law.
currently waiting for the assent of the President.
sector on the path of positive development,’’ he said.
economic and safety oversight commission that would drive the national
Shippers’ Council, Mr. Hassan
Bello, said that plans were ongoing to commence building of the TTPs in Enugu
and Kogi states.
that NSC was working with the Federal Ministry of Transportation and
Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) to achieve that.
two-weeks there would be expression of interest to the private sector to come
has donated land to NSC and the one in Lokoja, the Kogi state government has
also donated land to NSC.
sector will come and bid.
for us to complete the Truck Transit Parks in those two locations.
response by international investors and many states have expressed interest to
of Transport is supporting this.”
ports were established to avoid the mistakes of the seaports where there were
be cleared within 48 hours.
(NPA) and other relevant agencies to make sure that everything takes effect.
and NRC has promised to give us at least ten locomotives to Kaduna, because
there are cargos there.
the Kaduna State government to complete the access roads so that there won’t be
challenges,” he said.