Baro Inland Water Port in Niger State.
awarded in 2011/12, then abandoned, until Buhari’s government forged ahead to
Corporate Affairs, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), said the
new port is fitted with a Mobile Harbour Crane, Transit shed and an
also equipped with facilities such as water hydrant system, water treatment
plant, reach stacker, 100KVA power generating set and three forklifts of
various tonnages, among others.
“Baro Port is one of the river ports being built by the
Federal Government to support the dredging of the Lower River Niger project.
least 2,000 direct jobs and hundreds of thousands indirect jobs.
keep off the road several heavy duty trailers and trucks, thereby extending the
life span of our roads,’’ Fadile said in a statement.
network linking the port.