Sanwo-Olu Leads Delegation To MAJAN Summit On Apapa Wharf/Tin Can Ports Gridlock

LAGOS APRIL 12TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Executive Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, will lead Powerful delegation to the national maritime summit on Apapa traffic gridlock.

The summit is slated for Wednesday 14 – Thursday 15, April 2021, at Rockview Hotel, Apapa, Lagos,

time is 10am.

The Summit being organied by the Powerful Pen Media, has the theme; “Apapa traffic gridlock- Has it defied all solutions ?.

The Powerful Pen Newspaper is a Publication of Maritime Journalists Association of Nigeria (MAJAN).

Addressing Journalists in Lagos, the President of MAJAN, Comrade Ray Ugochukwu, said that major stakeholders expected at the summit include, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Shippers Council, NIMASA, Lagos State government, all Transport unions, Customs, freight forwarders and other relevant stakeholders in the maritime industry.

According to him, “Apapa traffic gridlock has been a pain in the neck of port users, with devastating effect on businesses within Apapa, since the port concession took off in 2006.

“Recall that MAJAN has been on the forefront of  supporting government efforts in finding lasting solutions to the crisis. For instance, in December 8, 2016, MAJAN members embarked on a protest march against Apapa traffic.

“After then,  MAJAN has organied several Programmes where stakeholders were invited to a round table discussion on the same issue. This national maritime summit is one of such initiatives.”

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