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AMAECHI PLEDGES FEC APPROVAL OF IBADAN DRY PORT

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has promised to seek the approval of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) for the commencement of Ibadan Dry Port before the end of May.

Amaechi made the pledge when he visited the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Olalekan Balogun, at his Alarere Palace in Ibadan, as part of consultation towards his presidential aspiration to take over from President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.

Amaechi was responding to a request from Senator Kola Balogun (PDP-Oyo South Senatorial District), for the completion of the Ibadan Inland Dry Port.

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The minister said that all the bottlenecks surrounding the delay of the project had been resolved assuring the Olubadan and the general public that the project would commence operation once approved by FEC.

He also assured the Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes (CCII), that a railway station would be named after an Ibadan indigene, pointing out that it would not be within the Ibadan Railway corridor.

 

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