The Managing Director of NIWA, Mr. Boss Mustapha said works on the N10 billion inland ports under construction in Baro, Lokoja and Oguta would be completed in 2017.
Mr. Boss Mustapha, disclosed this in Lokoja during an interaction with journalists, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Mustapha said works on the ports at Baro, Lokoja and Oguta had reached 98 per cent, 57 per cent and 75 per cent respectively.
He put the contract sums of the ports at Baro at N3.5 billion, Lokoja; N4.1 billion and Ogoja at N2.7 billion.
He said all the ports would be completed during the 2017 fiscal year, saying the ports would be provided with other auxiliary facilities.
The NIWA boss also said the augury port in Imo State had reached 70 per cent completion, while the Onitsha port had been completed and ready for use.
Source: Nigerian Television Authority