Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has decided to partner with the United Kingdom Border Force (UKBF) on port security and facilitation of legitimate movement of persons and goods at all seaports in the country. In a statement by the Authority’s General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communication, Olaseni Alakija, the partnership covers security measures, coordination, information sharing and joint operations, to check persons or activities that may cause harm to operations and investments in the nation’s port industry.
Also, it seeks to safeguard shipping and cargo traffic, improve intelligence gathering and deepen revenue from maritime trade. NPA’s acting Managing Director, Mohammed Bello-Koko, described the partnership with the UK agency as a strategic relations with long term economic benefits to Nigeria and Britain…
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