ONITSHA PORT COMMENDATION
The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council OYC Worldwide has commended President Muhammadu Buhari and the Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi for giving them the Onitsha Dry Sea Port which was first promised them 42 years ago.
In statement jointly signed by OYC President-General, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro and Secretary-General Mazi Okwu Nnabuike the body described the development as a positive one in the right direction.
The Igbo Youth group which said it witnessed the flag-off of the pilot Barge operations from Onitsha River Port to Onne, thanked both President Buhari and Amaechi for the historic feat noting that it would enhance the economic growth of the region.
The group revealed that the number of heavy duty trucks on the road would be minimized when the Onitsha Port becomes operational.
The therefore called on Igbo business men to make adequate use of the Onne Port as barge operators would convey containers to Onitsha Port.