|Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu|
declared that the proposed Ondo Deep Seaport would mark a turning point for
generations to come.
opportunities for the people.
the port at the community and stakeholders forum at the International Culture
and Events Centre, The Dome, in Akure.
accompanied by the firm’s project leader, Mr. Willem Slenderbroek, presented
the feasibility report to the governor.
come. I have always believed that there should be a beginning, and as we have
started, there is no going back. In the number of years that we will be here,
the government would pursue the port.
Netherlands. We went on a boat and visited the ports, immediately I told him,
if anything like this must happen in Nigeria, it must be in Ondo State.”
times that he knew that Ondo would be the right place for a Deep Sea port.
not our making, but providence has put us where we are today, which is near
water, and the best place to have a Deep Sea Port,”
is to serve as a conduit for goods from across Nigeria, and not only in Ondo
ground, and do the feasibility and bankability of the port for the Federal
there are many people who are willing to invest in it.
and others, because it would be a West Africa port, and not just for the
of the year, noting that when completed, it will mark the beginning of
greatness for Ondo State.
Resources, Femi Akarakiri, explained that the ‘Artificial Island Port-Single
Basin’ is considered technically feasible and attainable.