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Apapa Gridlock: Truck owners, port operators allege extortion by presidential team,

By Marlikberry ,

Importers, clearing agents, truck owners and other operators at the Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports in Lagos have cried out against alleged extortion by security officials at the facilities in country Nigeria.

Some of the operators who spoke with PREMIUM TIMES on Tuesday blamed the worsening traffic gridlock along the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway and the port access road at the Tin Can Island Port Complex on the illegal activities of the security officials.

They said the port security, police and the Presidential Task Team on Apapa Gridlock have created an artificial traffic situation to extort them.

Describing the alleged illegal operation of the officials as well organised and institutionalised, the operators urged President Muhammadu Buhari to order the immediate disbandment of the presidential task team on the Apapa gridlock Lagos Nigeria.