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Buhari to open Nigeria’s first Inland Dry Port in Kaduna
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Buhari to open Nigeria’s first Inland Dry Port in Kaduna

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Image result for Buhari to open first Inland Dry Port in KadunaPresident Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday commission the Kaduna Inland Dry Port in Kakuri, Kaduna state, northwest Nigeria.A Dry Port is an Inland Intermodal terminal directly connected by road, rail and air to a sea port and operating as a centre for trans-shipment of sea cargo to inland destinations.

The Director, Special Duties of the Nigerian Shippers Council, Ignatius Nweke, said the port which is among the seven dry ports being promoted by the Council was built by Kaduna Inland Dry Port Limited with the capacity to handle 29,000 tonnes of cargoes yearly .

It is also estimated to generate no fewer than 5000 direct employment at the commencement of operations.

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