Nigeria: NIWA Awards Ports Development Contracts

NIWA Awards Ports Development Contracts

As AllAfrica reports, the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has awarded N9.3 billion contracts for the construction of a port in Lokoja and jetties at Degema and Okirika.

NIWA Managing Director, Alhaji Ahmed Aminu Yar’adu, said the six contracts were awarded to different indigenous firms.

These contracts include the dredging of the channel along Orashi River from Uguta Lake to Degema in Imo State and reclamation works along the dredged channel of River Niger in Delta, Edo and Kogi states.


Dredging Today Staff, March 28, 2012; Image: niwagovng