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Dala Dry Port has potential to service cargo needs of Nigeria, Niger Republic -FG



 Dala Dry Port has potential to service cargo needs of Nigeria Niger Republic FG
Dala Dry Port has potential to service cargo needs of Nigeria, Niger Republic -FG

1 The Federal Government says the Kano Dala Dry Port project has the potential to service the cargo needs of the North West, North East, Niger Republic and Mali with a seamless transportation system in both import and export.

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2 The Permanent Secretary, Minister of Transportation,  Dr Magdalene Ajani made this known during a media tour of the project on Friday.

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3 She also said the port project will also strengthen bilateral ties between Nigeria and Niger Republic.

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4 Ajani noted that the bilateral obligations between the two countries is targeted at assessing Nigeria’s preparedness for the transit of Nigerian cargoes.

5 According to her, the port facility to Niger Republic will reduce cost of transportation of goods in transit and ensure seemless movement of cargoes, especially when the Kano-Maradi railway line is completed and becomes operational.

6 “Nigeria stands to benefit from the increased patronage of her corridor by Land-Locked Countries considering that their goods will add value to its Ports and also contribute to the reduction in ocean freight, among other benefits,”she said.

7 Ajani appreciated the 32-member delegation from  Niger Republic for gracing the occasion and Kano State Government for the support to the committee in the course of monitoring and fast-tracking the implementation of the Project.

8 NAN reports that Dala Inland port has 20,000 capacity container warehouse services.

9 NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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