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Jime affirms NSC’s determination  to complete IDPs, BIC and other ptojects.



Segun Oladipupo

The Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer (ES/CEO) of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Emmanuel Jime, has said that the present management will ensure completion of Inland Dry Ports (IDPs), Vehicle Areas, (VTAs) Border Information Centers (BICs) and other projects which his predecessor, Hassan Bello embarked upon.

Hon Jime stated this at the recently concluded Federal Ministry of Transportation 2020 Ministerial Retreat held at Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos.

Rakiya Zubairu, Head, Public Relations stated this in a statement made available to our correspondent on Monday.

The NSC boss, who presented the report of Council’s àctivitiies from 2019 to 2020, said that the agency as Port Economic Regulator had ensured effective regulation at the nation’s ports.

He commended the Federal  Ministry of Transportation for the retreat, stating that the initiative provides a unique opportunity for the Maritime Agencies and top officials of the Ministry of Transportation to cross-fertilize ideas on projects for the elevation of the maritime sector in Nigeria.

He assured that NSC would not relent in its effort to ensuring seamless transactions  at the ports.

Other agencies present at the retreat were the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and top officials of the Federal Ministry of Transportation

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