There are indications that the just completed $1.5 billion Lekki Deep Seaport, In Lagos State would officially inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari in January 2023.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who disclosed this at the bi-annual Non-Oil Export Summit held in Lagos, said the state government will continue to provide the space and opportunities for businesses to thrive.
He said that work on the Lekki Deep Seaport had been completed and that the project would be inaugurated by the President in January 2023, to finally provide enormous opportunities for exporters to ply their trade and improve the export earnings of the country, especially in the non-oil sector.
He urged stakeholders to continue to promote a public-private partnership that will drive growth.
Already, the landlocked countries of Chad, Mali and Niger Republic have indicated interest of routing their cargoes through Nigeria, when the the Lekki Deep Seaport begins operation, he said.
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