Bill to establish Ondo seaport passes first reading at Senate – Tofowomo

A Bill to set Araromi Front Sea Port in Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State has passed first reading in the .

This is contained statement issued by Mr Olumide Akinrinlola, the media aide to Sen. Nicholas Tofowomo (Ondo ) on Wednesday.

Tofowomo is the sponsor of the bill.

The senator said that he would ensure the speedy passage of the bill for the benefits of residents of Ondo State and the at large.

“The bill for the Araromi front seaport passed the first reading today at the plenary.

will ensure the speedy passage of the bill with a timely presidential assent due to its significant impact locally, regionally and nationally.

“The the port will create employment and generate revenue for the .

“Considering the economic history of the coastal area of Ondo State, the port will a significant role in the development of Nigeria’s economy,’’ Tofowomo was quoted as saying.

He observed that there was no federal institution in Ondo the creation of the state in spite of oil revenues being generated from the area. ()