Ibom Deep Sea Port Set To Commence
The Federal Government has given approval for the commencement of the Ibom Deep Seaport in Akwa Ibom State.
The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Comrade Ini EmemObong, disclosing this in a press statement on Thursday, said the approval was given during the Federal Executive Council meeting held in Abuja on Wednesday.
He said it came following the vigorous push by the Udom Emmanuel-led administration for the actualization of the vision, adding that the approval signalled the full commencement of business in the port.
He expressed gratitude to the President, Mohammadu Buhari and the vice president, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, as well as other relevant authorities and persons who saw to the realisation of the project.
He said that Gov. Emmanuel would soon lay out a full-scale implementation plan for both the Ibom Deep Sea Port and the Liberty Oil and Gas Free Zone, also recently approved for commencement.