Shippping Key To Economic Prosperity of Nigeria – SOAN

Dr Mkgeorge Onyung, President SOAN.

By Sandra Chukwunyere

The National President of Ship-owners Association of Nigeria (SOAN), Dr. MKgeorge Onyung has said that shipping is key to the development of any nation. 
He said m, this would only be possible if the country will have national carriers.
He also noted that many economic activities revolve around maritime shipping transportation that make the sector one of the biggest economic earners of the country.Specifically, he said: “Shipping was key to unlocking the economic prosperity of the country and possible only if the country had enough ships.”.The SOAN boss stated this at the first Lagos Shipping Expo 2019 held in Lagos on Wednesday..The national President who has just spent only six months in office said that the shipping expo is one of the projects they needed to bring about development and improved capacity in shipping sector of the country.
“Barely six months in the saddle of being the President of the association, I thought  sustainable project that will ensure the development of our capacity and improve maritime business in the country is through this expo.”.
He went further said: “This is to enable us speak with one voice so that it will be loud enough for all stakeholders to hear and understand the challenges of shipowners and what they need.”

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