The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has unveiled a standard crèche at the Lagos Premier Ports Apapa to commemorate the International Women Day held last week Friday, globally.
This was contained in a press statement issued by NPA, saying this would be duplicated in other ports in the country.
According to NPA, ‘’this being a pilot case is expected to be duplicated in other Port locations Nation-wide to assist nursing mother concentrate better on job, the expectant inference being greater operational efficiency.
NPA noted that the theme for this year’s celebration “Balance for Better” also showcases other areas of concern as “Think Equal, Build Smart and Innovate for Change” was actually a clarion call for unprecedented opportunities for women, the girl child.
‘’The anchor during the year’s celebration has been identified as the acceleration of progress for gender equality,encouragement of investment in gender-responsive social systems, and the building of services and infrastructure that meet the needs of women and girls,’’ said NPA.