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Works Ongoing On Baro Port Access Road – FG

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Three contractors are currently working on the access road of Baro Port in Niger State. This is according to the Ministry of Works and Housing has affirmed that.

President Mohammadu Buhari commissioned the port a few weeks to the 2019 general elections.

The Baro Inland Port is in Agaie Local Government Area of Niger State.





The Director, Press and Public Relations in the Ministry, Mrs Boade Akinola, has said that the Baro Port-Guru town axis road is being handled by Building & Construction Nig Ltd. It is sponsored with SUKUK and Budget funds.

The Gulu-Yaba axis is being handled by GR Building, while Yaba-Yangoji is being handled by JM A’s Lubell Nig. Ltd through appropriation. Baro Port Access Road

“There are plans to include the other two sections in subsequent SUKUK issuance to speed up the projects completion.

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The Baro Port contract was awarded by former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration. It was awarded to Messrs CGGC Global Projects Limited, in 2012, at the cost of N2.5 billion.

The port boasts of a quay length of 150 meters, cargo stacking yard of 7,000 square meters. It also has a transit shed of 3, 600 square meters and an estimated capacity of 5,000 TEU at a time.

The Baro port is equipped with facilities such as water hydrant system, water treatment plant, three forklifts of various tonnages. The port is expected to provide 2,000 direct and 2,500 indirect jobs.









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