All is set as the newly appointed Managing Director (MD) of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), has resumed office and promised to continue with all ongoing viable and justifiable projects of the Agency as long they conform to due process and the Act establishing the Agency.
The Managing Director (MD) of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Chief Dr George Moghalu stated this while delivering his speech at NIWA headquarters in Lokoja, Kogi State.
Moghalu noted that the overall policy objectives of NIWA is transforming the Inland Waterways to make them not just economically viable but also to provide a safe, reliable and alternate land transport system to ease the problem of road transportation and movement of goods across the country.
He pointed out those above mentioned task makes the Agency and important and strategic one, placing on our a huge responsibility from which so much is expected.
“Inland Waterways system is a critical component of the national freight system, particularly for movement of bulk commodities. In view of the growing transportation needs particularly in moving bulk commodities, our country dearly needs diversification and development of its critical infrastructures in the area of Waterways transportation,” he said.
The Captioned Photo: The Managing Director (MD) of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Chief Dr George Moghalu