Gov of Edo state Obaseki To Make Gelegele Seaport A Container Terminal

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Gov of Edo state Obaseki To Make Gelegele Seaport A Container  Terminal

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has revealed plans to develop the Gelegele seaport into a modern container terminal. the question is this is it going to work ?

He said that the state government was in talks with the Federal Ministry of Transport on the possibilities of making the seaport a container terminal.

According to him, making it a container terminal would boost revenue generation; create more jobs; and in the end, boost economic activities in the state. which is true

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Gov of Edo state Obaseki To Make Gelegele Seaport A Container  Terminal

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Meanwhile, the governor urged the committee to come up with a blueprint on how to actualise the vision to create a viable seaport.

In addition, he outlined the terms of reference of the technical committee to include  advising the government on the feasibility of developing the seaport as an import and export zone, and, to liaise on behalf of the state with relevant federal government agencies and other maritime related agencies, private sector participants and other stakeholders respectively

We are happy that you put this project of developing Gelegele in the front burner of your economic policy of your administration. Gelegele has been wasting away for centuries now; we thank you for your foresight to join hands with the Oba of Benin to develop it, he said.

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