Nigerian firms to support Liberia on port development

Nigerian companies within the SIFAX Group have received the management of the Liberian Port Authority in Lagos to establish a partnership which will support Liberia’s maritime industry.

The group disclosed this in a statement made available to our correspondent by the group’s Corporate Affairs Manager, Muyiwa Akande, on Wednesday.

Akande said, “SIFAX Group has assured the Liberian government of its readiness to partner with the country in order to explore opportunities in its maritime and logistics sector.

“This assurance was given during a facility tour of Ports & Cargo Handling Services Limited (the flagship maritime subsidiary of SIFAX Group) and SIFAX Inland Container Terminal, Ijora Causeway, Lagos, by the management of the National Port Authority of Liberia led by Hon. Bill Twehway, its managing director.

“While welcoming the visitors, Capt. Ibraheem Olugbade, Executive Director, Ports & Cargo Handling Services Limited, noted that SIFAX Group is ready to share its wealth of experience in the management of port facilities.”

He added that the group, in realisation of its Pan-African dream, was seeking to expand its operations into various African countries.

Source Punch Nigeria

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