The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has on said that the two Lagos Port Complexes in Lagos, Apapa and TinCan Island, have been stretched to the limit.
Hon. Gbajabiamila who was represented by Deputy House Leader, Hon Peter Akpatason made this known at a public hearing created to ascertain why the Warri, Port-harcourt, Calabar, Onne and Onitsha River Port Complexes are not being put to maximum use.
The speaker described Lagos Ports as “overwhelmed and attained breaking points.”
He added that the ports are overstretched beyond their capacities and needs support of other ports for ease of doing business and improved economy.
Chairman of the Ports Committee on Public hearing, Hon Yusuf Buba Yakub, stated that his committee is out to query and determine why some of the ports have been operating below expected capacities.
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