- The speedy take-off of Dala Inland Dry Port in Kano state will be ensured by the federal government
- The federal government gave the reassurance through the director general of the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission, Engineer Chidi Izuwah Snr
- The speedy completion of the dry port is aimed at accelerating economic development of the states within the north-western region and Nigeria at large
The federal government has reassured that it will ensure speedy completion of Dala Inland Dry Port in Kano state.
This is aimed at accelerating economic development of the states within the north-western region and Nigeria at large.
Daily Trust reports that the assurance was given by the director general of the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), Engineer Chidi Izuwah Snr.
Legit.ng gathers that Izuwah gave the assurance when he led members of inspection team on a visit to the project site at Zawachiki quarters in Kumbotso local government area of the state.
He said when fully operational, the project will facilitate a reduction in freight and an increase in trade flows, enhance optimal use of surface transport and the decongestion of the seaports and also a reduction in marine pollution activities around the seaport.
Izuwah said: “The project will provide the required catalyst for economic growth, as it will enhance easy and safe access to international shipping facilities in the hinterland, thus giving a boost to inland and domestic trading.
“It will also revitalise export of agricultural products leading to a multi-product economy and also create various employment opportunities, thereby stemming rural-urban migration and ultimately leading to an increase in government revenue, among several others."
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According to a statement by his special adviser on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, the president made his feelings known when he received in audience the chairman of China Railway Construction Corporation Limited (CRCC), Fenjian Chen, at the presidential villa.
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