NARTO,MWUN Advocate For Synergy With Port Standing Task Team

Comrade Adewale Adeyanju, President-General Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria in warm handshake Mr. Moses Fadipe, National Coordinator Port Standing Task Team

By Maritime Security News

The Coordinator General, Port Standing Task Team (PSTT), Mr. Moses Fadipe has said that for the ports corridors to be freed, the team needs to work with the Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) and Maritime Workers’ Union of Nigerian (MWUN).

Pictures of the visit of Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners and Maritime Workers Union of Nigerian to Secretariat of Port Standing Task Team in Nigerian Shippers’ Council Office Headquarters

Moses Fadipe said this during a meeting held at the Nigerian Shippers’ council headquarters in Lagos. He said that the illegalities on the port corridors are being tackled as a lot of state and non-state actors are currently being profiled. 
He disclosed that some persons pose as NARTO workers to extort money on the port corridors.
In his response, the Executive Secretary, NARTO,

Mr. Ogbogo Aloga, said anyone collecting money on the port corridors is involved in an illegal act. He appealed to the PSTT to address illegalities along Mile 2, Tin Can and Liverpool.

NARTO President, Yusuf Lawal said there is need for collaboration amongst all agencies working in the ports. 
He further stated that the transport sector of the maritime industry is currently going through a tough time. 
Also, speaking at the meeting the President-General of Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), Comrade Adewale Adeyanju, expressed the readiness of the Union to support the team to ensure successful curbing of illegalities at the port.

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