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New Port manager pledges robust stakeholders engagement to make ETO work


Segun Oladipupo

A former Traffic Manager at the Tincan Island Port Complex (TCIPC), Buba Jubril has been appointed as the Port Manager of the complex

In a handing over ceremony at Tincan on Monday, the incoming manager was showered with encomiums for his dutiful service during his days as the Traffic Manager.

The outgoing Manager, Ibrahim Anji who has been deployed to the headquarters, was also applauded by staff of the agency for his achievements as helmsman of the complex.

Addressing the gathering, shortly after a brief ceremony, Anji lauded the efforts of Management of the NPA for the introduction of the E-CALL up system otherwise known as ETO.

The outgoing Port Manager reiterated that ETO was able to address the perennial gridlock within the port access road at the corridor.

He noted that the introduction of the e-call up system engendered sanity at the port ,adding that despite the road construction, transporters and truckers were able to find some level of succour in movement and operations.

Anji maintained that truckers were responsible people with good heart against the background of negative impression from stakeholders but stressed the need for more enlightenment on ETO.

He called on the new Port Manager to engage stakeholders constructively in improving on the traffic situation along the corridor.

Responding, the new Manager, Buba disclosed that he understood the terrain vividly and would work closely with all components of TCIPC .

He said: “I left this place to Apapa port leaving some of my colleagues that we share the same office together behind.

“Today, am here as PM. Please note that all of us are colleagues but somebody must hold a particular position ahead of others but be rest assured that tomorrow will be someone else’s turn”, he stated.

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