The presidential candidate of the Labor Party (LP) appeared at the Canales TV council for the 2023 general elections.
Obi’s running mate Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed he was present at the live session which was attended by some Nigerians.
Peter Obi on government waste: The former governor of Anambra complained about waste in government and promised to cut irrelevant spending.
“Ports Authority is what I have followed. Are you aware that the Nigerian Ports Authority is the only Port Authority in the world to have an office outside of its country of operation?
“They have an office in London, they even have a guest house in London. Can you believe it? For running a port in Nigeria? We’re going to remove them.” Obi swore.
About the Nigerian Port Authorities: The Nigerian Ports Authority is a federal government agency that governs and operates the ports of Nigeria. Major ports controlled by the NPA include: Lagos Port Complex, Tin Can Island Port Complex, Calabar Cross River Port Complex, Delta Ports at Warri, Rivers Port Complex and Onne Port Complex.
Founded in 1954, the agency under the supervision of the Federal Ministry of Transport is currently headed by Mohamed Bello Koko. Its headquarters is in Lagos.
NPA operations are conducted in affiliation with the Presidency of (Nigeria) and the Nigerian Shippers’ Council. The head office of the Nigerian Ports Authority is located in Marina, Lagos.