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Depot owners petition buhari, other over jetty takeover

Depot owners petition Buhari, other over jetty takeover

Terminal administrators under the Petroleum Products Depot Owners Association (PPDOA) aegis have approached President Muhammadu Buhari and the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to arrange the returning of the Waziri Jetty, which was shut questionably.

The gathering additionally stretched out the appeal to the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, and the National Assembly, asking them to urge the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to resume the breakwater situated along the Dockyard Road, Apapa.

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As indicated by the Executive Secretary of affiliation, Patricia Okereke, a grave unfairness is being executed against individuals' organizations. She said that notwithstanding remaining alive court orders, the Port Manager, Apapa Ports Complex, Olufunmilayo Olotu, rented Waziri Jetty to Leader Marketing Company these lines keeping PPDOA individuals from getting to it for their petrol organizations.

"Olotu shut the Waziri Jetty in glaring defiance to a remaining alive court order shielding our business from such weakening and wanton activity. The port administrator has taken up lawless acts against this directive, which commanded that NPA, its representatives, or potentially doles out ought not to rent out the regular client office and ought not to meddle with our petrol business by forestalling use as well as admittance to the wharf," Okeke said.

She said that to date, the vessels having a place with the PPDOA individuals are being kept from utilizing the breakwater waterfront while Leader Marketing Company, which has banded together Clarion Shipping, a compartment organization, has been given full admittance to use the wharf land for business.

The leader secretary clarified that the court directive was given in 2007 when the individuals from the affiliation challenged an endeavour by the NPA to baffle their organizations by renting the resource.

She added that the administrator's activity currently necessitates that clients look for authorization before utilizing the office to release tasks.

Okereke said notwithstanding a few letters from PPDOA helping Olotu to remember the current court order against her activities; she has stayed resolved. She focused on that the port chief's activity has likewise jeopardized lives as individuals from the affiliation can presently don't support their lines to control against rust and fire.

Endeavours to get Olotu's reaction didn't yield an outcome as she didn't pick or return her calls. She didn't likewise react to message sent using SMS and WhatsApp.


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