NIWA battles investment challenges in waterways

In the face of water transportation challenges, the stalled river ports projects in the country would be completed before the end of this year to enable investors explore untapped opportunities in the Nigerian inland waterways. BAYO AKOMOLAFE reports Despite its great potential and opportunities for economic development, the Nigerian waterways resources have been grossly underdeveloped. In fact, only 30 per cent of the 10,000 kilometres of inland waters in the country is navigable due to some challenges.   Challenges Such problems include high concentration of sand bar in the river…

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