Business activities have resumed fully at the Ikorodu Lighter Terminal after the Christmas and new year celebrations, although Containers are yet to be released from the Terminal.
Speaking with our correspondent In his office, the Executive Chairman of National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders(NAGAFF), Revd Edmund Nwosu who confirmed that overtime cargos are yet to be discharged from the terminal however said that modalities are now in place for the commencement of their release this week.
He disclosed that Nigerian Customs Service had given guidelines for the release pointing out that from this week about 20 to 30 containers were expected to leave the Terminal on daily basis, all things being equal.
On the issue of space fore the stacking of containers from other ports in Lagos at the Ikorodu Lighter Terminal lacked, ,Reverend Nwosu however said, \presently, there is no space. However, steps are being taken to provide more space..
”Where they packed vehicles now, we are going to evacuate them to have more space to accommodate more containers. NPA is also working very had to clear that particular place and that space can contain about 5,000 containers,”
Photo: L.>R Revd Edmund Nwosu, Chairman NAGAFF Ikorodu Chapter; Alhaji Ibrahim Tanko, National Coordinator, Nagaff 100% Compliance Team, Fwdr O. Iwegbuna, Se