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The Presidential Task Team on Apapa Gridlock on Monday said that it was not involved in the mayhem that erupted on Thursday in the Ijora-Apapa area of Lagos State.
Following increased vessel traffic experienced at eastern ports due to the recent diversion of cargoes due to the Apapa gridlock in Lagos port, the West Africa Container Terminal (WACT), has launched two new Mobile Harbour Cranes (MHCs) worth $10million (N3.6billion) for discharge of cargoes at the terminal.
The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has appealed to the Lagos State Government to help in rehabilitation of the Bola Ahmed Tinubu Truck Park at Orile.
A Presidential directive has been issued for the immediate clearing up of the Apapa gridlock and the restoration of law and order to Apapa and its environs within 2 weeks.
The Senate Committee on Works says plans are underway to invite the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) in the coming week over lingering Apapa gridlock.
Alhaji Aliko Dangote, President, Dangote Group, says his investment in the sugar sector will place Nigeria on the global map of sugar producers while increasing employment and saving huge foreign exchange for the country.
The running mate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February presidential election, Peter Obi, has said that their government, if voted into power, would tackle the Apapa gridlock by completing the Apapa-Oshodi expressway in less than one year.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said he has ordered Julius Berger, the contractor handling the repair of Ijora Bridge in the Apapa area of Lagos State, to hasten work on the bridge and reopen it to traffic as soon as possible.
Mr Chris James-Mba, a Customs Transport Broker, has urged the Federal Government to ensure that vessels in Nigerian waters sail with commensurate quantity of cargo and not to go back empty.
Sequel to the Apapa gridlock that has made container laden trucks vulnerable to vandals, Mohammed Inuwa, has advised the Nigeria Police to beam their search-light on container laden trucks.
The Managing Director Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman has said the NPA should not be solely blamed for lapses in cargo clearance in the nation’s seaports, stressing that it takes more than the agency to see cargo out of the ports.
The Presidential Task Force on Apapa Gridlock has said that it would on Monday start impounding deviant and idle articulated vehicles on Lagos bridges and roads.
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Sunday flagged off the expansion of the Orile Tanker Terminal truck, as part of solutions to the Apapa gridlock.
Mr Tola Faseru, National President, Cashew Farmers Association of Nigeria, says that exporters of agricultural produce and other goods are losing about 10 billion dollars annually to the Apapa gridlock challenge.
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