By Patience Danjuma
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha has assured the Niger State Government that the Baro River Port is receiving a speedy attention by the Federal Government towards ensuring that it is commissioned this year.
The SGF stated this when he received Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello in his office.
He also assured that all procurement processes are already completed and that the Central Bank of the Nigeria (CBN) has issued Letter of Credit while manufacturers have so far been committed.
“Giving the great economic importance of the Baro Port to the country, discussion on it resonated at the recent commissioning of the Dry Inland Cargo Port at Kaduna by Mr. President,” Mustapha said.
The governor in his remarks harped on the importance of the project and corroborated the assurance given by the SGF that the Baro River Port is getting a desired attention.
He also said that he was in the SGF Office to congratulate him on his appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari.
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