FG reiterates commitment to waterways safety


FG reiterates commitment to waterways safety

By Lucy Ogalue

The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment towards ensuring the ease of doing business and safety of the country’s waterways.

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transportation, Mr Saliu Zakari, said this in Abuja when he received a delegation of Maersk led by Mr Hassan Bello, Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC).

According to Zakari, President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is putting various measures in place to ensure the safety and ease of doing business in the country.

He said: ”Government is doing everything possible to bring all the agencies into one fold to ensure things are done with ease.

“It is still in the process but will soon be completed and I assure you that within a very short time it will be materialised.

“About two years now, the government approved an integrated system to ensure our waterways are well secured.

“The contract have been signed and the…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria