He mentioned that the Baro port is vital to the operations of the Nigeria’s waterways, specifically being a feeder to inland dry ports in Kaduna and also others been suggested by the federal government.
Surgenig reports that stakeholders have actually shown concerns over the failure of the federal government to place the Baro port to use much more that a year after its inaugurating by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The non completion of the significant accessibility roads to the multi-million naira Baro Inland Port(BARO PORT) in Niger State is delaying its take off, according to the government.
The Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Dr George Moghalu, while speaking to Daily Trust on Sunday in Lokoja, claimed the agency is trying night and day by getting in touch with necessary authorities in an attempt to get accessible roads to the facility fixed.
he Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar and the Niger State government have lately entreated the federal government to speed up work with the major access road from Agaie community in Agaie local government location via Katcha to Baro. Guv Abubakar Sani Bello and the Etsu considered that the port is a crucial driver for trade stimulation and also economic advancement of the North specifically and also Nigeria at huge.
The federal government had granted the agreement for the Baro/Katcha/Agaie axis. Dr Moghalu claimed NIWA is likewise thinking about the alternative of coming close to the host state government of Niger with the intent of encouraging it to team up with the federal government on the issue.