She said that activities at Apapa, the port city of Lagos, was gradually returning to normal after the disruption of the past week.
“The Lagos State Government has also eased the curfew by pronouncing that residents can move freely between the hours of 6 a.m. and 8 p.m.
“And there is no doubt the activities of the past week caused a lot of disruptions for shippers just as it did during the COVID-19 lockdown,
“Nigerian Shippers Council is working with shipping companies to find ways to ease the hardship occasioned by the disruptions,” she said in a statement.
“Several discussions are taking place between the leaderships of the Council and shipping companies in Nigeria to find ways to accelerate clearing of cargoes from the terminals and collection of same by shippers who were unable to access the ports”, the statement confirmed.
She said that it was to find ways to accelerate clearing of cargoes from the terminals and collection of the same by shippers who were unable to access the ports.
Zubairu said that the Executive Secretary of NSC, Mr Hassan Bello, would also visit some terminals to fine tune discussions on the waiver and other issues.
The Captioned Photo: The Executive Secretary of Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Mr Hassan Bello