The Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Adegboyega Oyetola has said that the rehabilitation and modernisation of the nation’s ports would commence soon.
The Minister disclosed this on Wednesday shortly after concluding his interaction with the various heads of agencies and departments under his ministry in Abuja.
The minister in a statement from his media office, pledged to look into some of the issues affecting the smooth operations of agencies under his watch.
He reiterated the need for effective collaboration among agencies within the Marine and Blue Economy Ministry so as to realise the vision of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s administration for the sector.
Oyetola also noted that dredging of the nation’s ports would also continue so as to make them remain navigable, enhance their operations, and ensure improved revenue generation for the Federal Government.
“The briefings have been educative and enlightening. It gave me the opportunity to listen to the challenges of the departments and agencies under our Ministry, and I have resolved to work with my team to ensure we hit the ground running immediately.
“We remain committed to the realisation of the Renewed Hope Agenda of Mr. President,” the minister added.