The Honourable Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi expressed his contentment with the accelerated progress of construction at the Lekki Deep Sea Port. This affirmation came during his on-site inspection that day, where he was accompanied by high-ranking government officials from the Federal Ministry of Transportation and key representatives from relevant agencies, including the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC).

The Honourable Minister’s inspection was indicative of the government’s keen interest and commitment to closely monitoring the development of this vital maritime infrastructure. During the visit, Mr Amaechi, alongside the Acting Managing Director of NPA, Mohammed Bello-Koko, and the Director of Maritime Services of the Federal Ministry of Transportation, Awwal Suleiman, had the opportunity to witness firsthand the progress being made at the port site.

The accompanying image captured the key figures during the Minister’s inspection, including Mr Steven Heukelom, Chief Technical Officer of Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise Limited (Lekki Port), and Mr. Laurence Smith, Chief Operating Officer of Lekki Port. This collective effort reflected the collaborative commitment of both public and private entities involved in bringing the Lekki Deep Sea Port to fruition.

The Minister’s satisfaction with the pace of work signaled a positive outlook for the project’s completion and underscored its strategic importance in the nation’s maritime agenda. The continued support from government officials and agencies further strengthened the confidence in Lekki Port’s role as a transformative force in the country’s maritime landscape.

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