$27m Kano Dry Port to be ready in December – MD

The $26 million Kano Dry Port, situated in the Dala local government area, is expected to be completed in December, the Managing Director, Ahmed Rabiu has disclosed.

Rabiu noted that works on the port are in phases, adding that while the first phase would be ready by June, the entire scope would be completed by the end of the year.

The Managing Director explained that the host State government spent N2.3 billion for the construction of access road, perimeter fence, electricity and water supply at the site, which was birthed by the Federal Government 20 years ago and designated a Special Economic Zone.

“We are going to compete favourably with Lagos in terms of revenue generation and also reduce the loss of containers while in transit between Lagos and Kano,” he said.

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