The Federal and the Lagos State Government have ordered that all barge operations which have desecrated the beauty and serenity of Marina coastline be stopped henceforth.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is also set to revoke barge approvals granted some companies operating in Lagos.
The Minister of Transportation, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, and the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who defied the early morning downpour on Tuesday to inspect the activities around the Marina coastline, made the stop-work order during an unscheduled visit to the Marina.
They went round the coastline, seeing the long row of trucks and containers that have constituted health and security hazards on the Marina. Amaechi and Sanwo-Olu kept on shaking their heads on seeing the…