Disclosing this in a chat with newsmen, the Executive Secretary of the Council, Barr Hassan Bello, said the plan will drastically bring down haulage cost in the Lagos corridor while resolving the chaotic traffic situation in the area sustainably.
He stated: “50 percent of all the containers will be evacuated by rail.
“So you have a multimodal approach to cargo delivery and evacuation. The failure of infrastructure is being addressed by the government, the roads have been fixed. We have Creek and Liverpool Road, Mile 2 – Oshodi – Tincan Island road.
“Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is pushing for a port committee system and that is great. The port committee system will enable us to do all these things. It is not only for terminals to have digitiation, but other users should fit into the integration of the system, where we have a one-stop shop where we see everything going on. The banks must be part of it; the NCS must fit in.”
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