By Ann Godwin
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has vowed to ensure that the nation’s waterways are all year round navigated to boost maritime business and grow the economy.
Managing Director of NIWA, Dr. George Muoghalu, said that out of 10,000 kilometres of Nigeria’s waterways, only 3,600 are all year round navigated. He said the authority had been engaging the security agencies, especially the Nigerian Navy, to fight insecurity in waterways to ensure it is secured and safe for use.
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