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Buhari to launch New Baro River Port Saturday

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President Buhari is set to inaugurate the newly completed Baro River Port in Niger State on Saturday, January 19 2019. The port allegedly cost the Federal Government N6 billion to erect.
The General Manager in charge of Corporate Affairs, National Inland Waterways Authority, Tayo Fadile, made this known in Lokoja on Thursday.
Fadile said that the port was built by CGCC Global Project Nigeria Ltd. According to him, the new port is fitted with a Mobile Harbour Crane, Transit shed and an Administrative block.
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“It is also equipped with facilities such as water hydrant system, water treatment plant, reach stacker, 100KVA power generating set and three forklifts of various tonnages, among others.
“Baro Port is one of the river ports being built by the Federal Government to support the dredging of the Lower River Niger project.
“The Baro river port is expected to create at least 2,000 direct jobs and hundreds of thousands indirect jobs.
“It will help keep off the road several heavy duty trailers and trucks, thereby extending the life span of our roads,’’ Fadile said in a statement.
He said that NIWA had started upgrading the road network linking the port.

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