Mr Charles Akhigbe, Chairman of the State Implementation Committee for the Edo Inland Container Depot (EICD), says the depot on completion would provide employment for about 13,000 persons.
Akhigbe, in an interview on Tuesday in Benin, said the figure would comprise of about 3,000 direct and 10, 000 indirect employment.
He said that this was from the facility study carried out on the depot in 2015 at the depot site in Agbomoba village, near Benin.
Akhigbe disclosed that the depot which would be a dry port, had been fashioned like a Public, Private Partnership project, designed to improve trade and commerce, as well as bring shipping to the doorsteps of industrialists and shippers within the location.
He also said that the project, on completion, would boost real estate business...