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Apapa Gridlock: Sanwo-Olu, Other Stakeholders To Attend MAJAN Summit

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Governor of  Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, is set to led a Powerful delegation to the National Maritime Summit on Apapa gridlock.

 

Lovetvnews Nigeria reports that the Summit is being organised by the Powerful Pen Media, a publication of Maritime Journalists Association of Nigeria (MAJAN). theme; “Apapa traffic gridlock- Has it defied all solutions ?.

Addressing Journalists in Lagos, the President of MAJAN, Comrade Ray Ugochukwu, said that major stakeholders expected at the summit include, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Shippers Council, NIMASA, Lagos State government, all Transport unions, Customs, freight forwarders and other relevant stakeholders in the maritime industry.

Apapa traffic gridlock has been a pain in the neck of port users, with devastating effect on businesses within Apapa, since the port concession took off in 2006.

This online news platform understands that recalsl that MAJAN has been at the forefront of supporting government efforts in finding lasting solutions to the crisis. An instance where MAJAN members on the 8 of December 2016, embarked on a protest march against Apapa traffic. After then, MAJAN has organised several Programmes where stakeholders were invited to a round table discussion on the same issue. This national maritime summit is one of such initiatives.

In the same vein, NPA has put in place an E-CALL-Up system for trucks to ease traffic on ports access roads.

 

The Summit is slated for Wednesday 14 – Thursday 15, April 2021, at Rockview Hotel, Apapa Lagos, by 10 am.

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