The Federal Government has said that plans are underway to build the biggest deepsea port in Badagry, Lagos state.
This was disclosed by President Goodluck Jonathan last weekend, at the 37th coronation anniversary of the Akran of Badagry, Aholu Menu-Toyi I, held at his palace in Badagry, Lagos State.
Represented by Labaran Maku, the Minister of Information, Jonathan acknowledged that Badagry is a historic town and it is the cradle of tourism, so we it is held in high esteem.
“We are making plans to build a seaport in Badagry which will be bigger than the one in Ibeju-Lekki. The reason for this is to ensure that Badagry exports everything from Nigeria to the whole of Europe.
With this, Badagry would be redeemed of it lost glory, and also we are not going to marginalise Badagry because it is important to the country,” the President said.