Nigerian Shippers Council || N.S.C

Edo dry port to generate N24bn, 15,000 Jobs

DAILY TRUST, Friday, January 17, 2020 Page 19

An industrialist, Dr. Charles Akhigbe has said the N6 billion dry port being built at Obaretin near Benin in Edo state would provide 15,000 jobs and generate N23.9bn within 10 years.

Akhigbe who is the Chief Executive Officer of the AMES-EDO Inland dry port spoke at the site when top officials of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council NSC visited the facility, according to him, the port when fully operated will generate about N2.3 billion in its first year of operation.            

He appealed to the Federal Executive Council (FEC) to hasten approval for the commencement of operational activities at the port


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