NPA to fast-tracks rehabilitation of Lagos ports’ access roads

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is to fast-track the rehabilitation of ports’ access roads in Lagos as part of measures to ensure efficient service delivery.
Speaking at an interactive session in Lagos, Managing Director of NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman explained that the Authority is appreciative of the synergy of a consortium of private operators who in line with the dictates of public private partnership (PPP) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) are putting efforts together towards making sure that these Infrastructures are in top situation enough to necessitate swift delivery of Cargoes. 
According to her, all necessary variables like the enforcement of Tonnage limits for trucks and the use of Railway for cargo movement would be encouraged in order to actualize the quick delivery of results concerning the Project of the road Rehabilitation, whilst pointing, out that it is important to collaborate efficiently in this regard.
 The NPA boss according to a statement issued by General Manager (Pubic Affairs), Chief Michael Ajayi  called on operators to make available holding bays for operations at their terminals, noting that it would help manage the traffic grid lock along Apapa corridor.
She called on Terminal operators  install weighing bridges in their respective terminals stressing that soon a machinery would be put in place to implement Government directives concerning this subject.
 Photo Caption: Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman (7th from right) flanked by stakeholders during an interactive  meeting on the rehabilitation of roads within Western Ports.