A trade expert, Dr Olumuyiwa Alaba has appealed to the Federal Government to introduce new measures to regulate truck movement and decongest Apapa port, he advocated the introduction of an electronic call-up system.
Dr Alaba said this while speaking with newsmen on Monday in Abuja at a meeting organised by the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Policy Advocacy Centre (PAC).
“A functioning electronic call-up system without any form of manipulation is necessary in achieving an effective port operations”, he said.
Other means of transportation should be enhanced to relieve the burden on roads, waterways and railway transport should be developed to support the already overstretched road.
“We need a properly maintained single window system”, he added.