The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has appealed to the Lagos State Government and Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) to sustain enforcement of the new Electronic Call-Up System for trucks, to avert gridlocks.
The Lagos State Government says all roads and bridges under construction in Apapa, the nation’s port city, will be completed by October.
Trucks are back, and with fury, on Apapa roads and those leading to the port areas, no thanks to laxity on the part of the task force set up by President Muhammadu Buhari to decongest the area.
As part of its commitment to end the present gridlock along Apapa Ports access roads, the management of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is at the verge of commissioning two transit parks located at Lillypond and Tin can Island Second Gate.
The Lagos State Government has re-constituted the Joint Security Task Force, which was established to tackle Apapa gridlock and other security threats brought about by the blockade of major roads by tanker and containerised truck drivers, in the area. The Apapa gridlock, in the past few weeks, had worsened due to breakdown of operations at the ports […]
Indigenous exporters have cried out that their business is about grinding to a halt as a result of the difficulties in accessing the Lagos ports due to the near total collapse of roads leading to the port complex in Apapa. Highlighting the problems associated with the deplorable state of the roads, the exporters said trucks […]
The Apapa Local Government Area wednesday disclosed that at least 82 companies had either relocated or folded up in Apapa and its environs which it ascribed to the intractable traffic congestion arising from deplorable roads and unwarranted activities of articulated vehicles. Consequently, the local government authorities canvassed outright enforcement of Lagos Road Traffic Law, 2012 […]