As main contractor handling the reconstruction of port access road mobilizes to the site, General Manager, Western Ports of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Chief Michael Ajayi has appealed to all owners of underground cables along Apapa Wharf road to urgently clear or get alternative custody for them. This according to him is to allow for easy deployments of critical machineries ahead of commencement of reconstruction work on the road.
In a statement signed by Captain Iheanacho Ebubeogu, NPA’s General Manager, Public Affairs, Chief Ajayi restated that the early commencement of work on the Wharf road reconstruction project would depend on the timely cooperation of the owners of some underground infrastructures whose facilities may be affected by the project.
The main contractor, Messrs AG Dangote Construction Company – a subsidiary of Dangote Group has mobilized to site and ready to commence work on the road, it has become necessary to appeal to all owners of these underground facilities to clear them or get alternative custody for them to allow work on the project to begin in earnest.
Daily Champion recalls that the Federal Government had approved Messrs AG Dangote Construction Company, to re-construct the Lagos Ports Complex access road from the Port to the foot of the Apapa Bridge by Area ”B” Police Station along Wharf Road, Apapa.
In order to ensure a hitch free commencement of the reconstruction work, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Western Ports (Headquarters) had convened a meeting of stakeholders to discuss modalities for the successful execution of the Project.