Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Nigeria First Inland Dry Port To Be Launched In Kaduna On Thursday By President Buhari

President Muhammadu @MBuhari will on Thursday, 4th January, 2018, commission Nigeria's first inland dry port in Kaduna. The President will also commission 10 new coaches and 2 locomotives for the Kaduna Abuja train service. This information was shared by Kaduna State Governor. Mallam Basil Elrufail few hour ago on his twitter handle.

A Dry Port is an inland intermodal terminal directly connected by road, rail and air to a sea port and operating as a centre for trans-shipment of sea cargo to inland destinations. A statement signed by the Director, Special Duties of the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), Mr. Ignatius Nweke, said the port which is among the seven dry ports being promoted by the Council was built by Kaduna Inland Dry Port Limited and has the capacity to handle 29,000 tonnes of cargoes yearly at the first phase of operation and likely to double when fully completed. It is also estimated

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