August 16, 2022

Reporters’ Diary

Factual Reportage

Ports Concessioniers have perform below expections–CILT National President

By Joy Enamuna

The National President of Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) Ibrahim Abubaka Jibril, has appealed to the magement of Nigerian Ports Authority,(NPA) to carry along the professional bodies of all Transport and Logistics sectors during the review of the posts concession.

He spoke during a workshop and induction ceremony with the title ‘Port Environment and Infrastructure Development: Panacea for Landward Decongestion’, which took place at Radisson Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos.

He said the current infrastrural development on ground in the ports across Nigeria can’t measure up the to international standard.i
According to him, major aspects are yet to be digitalised.
“I am of the personal opinion that the infrastrural development in the ports, is not as efficient as expected”.
He added that, some of the concessioners have flout the agreement they signed with the Federal Government in 2004 adding that the only devil militating against the progress of the ports operation is ‘corruption’.

At the workshop which was well attended by representatives,
a committee was set up and given the terms of reference as follows:
To catalogue area of the gaps identified and
to produced comprehensive reports to be submitted to the Federal Government.
The institute’s professional qualifications is not only for those already in the sector, but also those wishing to enter into it.

Chartered Institute of Transport and Logistics is represented worldwide with Territorial organisations and institutes branches. Each territorial organisation and Institute Branch is, in its own right, a separate organisation representing the institute.