Posted on: August 11th, 2014 by Administrator No Comments

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) will next week hold an international conference and exhibition in Lagos.
The event, which will also feature an exhibition, is expected to focus on the modernization of the inland waterways infrastructure and vessels for safe and sustainable water transportation.
President Goodluck Jonathan will be the special guest, according to a press statement by the Public Relations Office of the NIWA, Lagos.
The NIWA Managing Director, Hajiya Maryam Ciroma, said the programme was born out of the need to bring to the knowledge of the local and international community the business potential of the dredged River Niger.
She said that the government had pumped a lot of money into dredging the River Niger and it was only fit to have it put to a profitable use..

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