Onitsha seaport has become functional after it was commissioned yesterday, October 6.
Nigerians rejoice as Onitsha seaport becomes functional after decades (photos/video)
Videos and photos from the scene show containers being offloaded.
According to presidential aide, Tolu Ogunlesi: ”
The Plan is to move containers from Lagos & Onne Ports to Onitsha by barge. For now,
I believe what’s being done is testing.
You need to do a pilot first, assess efficiency, do troubleshooting etc, before you roll out full operations.
But if it works as planned it’s gon be a BFD!!”