NPCC Seeks Support For Single Window At Nigeria’s ports

Photo Caption: Dr. Ikanna Nwosu, member, Nigeria Port Consultative Council, Otunba Kunle Folarin, Chairman, Nigeria Port Consultative Council presenting plaque to Hon. Emmanuel Jime Executive Secretary/ CEO, Nigerian Shippers’ Council. 

The Chairman, Nigerian Ports Consultative Council (NPCC), Otunba Kunle Folarin has called for the establishment of the National Single Window at the nation’s seaports. 

Otunba Folarin made the call when he led the Nigerian Ports Consultative Council (NPCC) on a courtesy visit to the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC)  in Lagos. 

 A statement issued by Head, Public Relations Unit, NSC, Mrs. Rakiya Dhikru-Yagboyaju quoted Otunba Folarin as saying  National Single Window would give Nigeria a competitive edge over other maritime nations, noting that all stakeholders are working assiduously to make the country a regional maritime hub. 

NPCC chieftain also reiterated the need for intermodal transport in the Nigerian maritime domain. 

He noted that an effective rail system and barge operations would address the speedy evacuation of cargoes and reduce dependence on roads.


He affirmed the readiness of NPCC to support NSC meet its regulatory aspirations at the nation’s port. 

The NPCC boss said they paid the visit to the Council because the port economic regulator is a key player in the ongoing transformation of Nigerian ports. 

The Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Shippers’ Council, Emmanuel Jime expressed delight that the Nigerian Ports Consultative Council paid the visit to the Council, adding that  

 NSC will institute effective regulation at the Nigerian ports.