Baro port in Nigeria nears completion

10 April 2016

The construction work on the Baro port in Nigeria is at 98% complete. Ibrahim Shuaibu Vulegbo, the Technical Officer in charge of the port has announced. Already, the dredging work from Baro to Lokoja has been completed. According to Ibrahim Shuaibu Vulegbo, the port project now requires installation of the cranes and perimeter fencing.

A10km radius developmental plan has been declared for Baro town in regards tourban settlement. However, critical and strategic expedite action needs to be put in action in order to put the in-land port to use.

According to Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, further delays will not be entertained as the project has involve huge investment. However, due to the present economic realities the port should be optimally harnessed.

To fast track the full utilization of the port, the states administration has declared Baro town an urban settlement. This decision is a deliberate policy of the state administration to ensure effective take off of the in-land port.

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