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NSC Targets Swift Completion of Vehicle Transit Areas

Vehicle Transit Areas

By Adedapo Adesanya The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has concluded plans to expedite action on early completion of Vehicle Transit Areas (VTAs) across the Inland Dry Ports (IDPs) to promote the country’s non-oil sector. The Executive Secretary and Chief Executive of NSC, Mr Akutah Pius, disclosed this in an interactive session with journalists in Aba, Abia State, noting that the plan was to promote seamless exportation of cargoes from the dry ports or hinterland to the seaports. He explained that VTA is a public rest area located off the highway designed to provide temporary rest locations for truck drivers and