The federal government has reiterated commitment to ensure speedy take-off of Dala Inland Dry Port in Kano state with a view to accelerating economic development of the states within the north-western region and the country at large.
The Director General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), Engineer Chidi Izuwah Snr gave the assurance when he led members of inspection team on a visit to the project site at Zawachiki quarters in Kumbotso local government area of the state.
The DG described Dala Inland Dry Port project as a catalyst for Trade Stimulation and Economic Development’ emphasizing that the commission would do all it could to eliminate all bottlenecks delaying its take-off.
He said the country’s seaport facilities had been over-stretched, hence the need for establishing Inland Container Depots (ICD) for effective coverage of the hinterlands across the country.
The Chairman, Dala Inland Dry Port, Alhaji Ahmad Rabi’u expressed delight over the visit, saying it has rekindled hopes for the timely completion of the project which has been laid fallow over two decades.