December 2, 2022



FG’ll surmount challenges to finish $3.2bn Port Harcourt-Maiduguri rail mission – Minister

Minister of Transportation, Engr. Mu’azu Jaji Sambo, has given assurance that each one the seeming challenges being face on the Port Harcourt-Maiduguri rail  reconstruction mission can be overcome because the federal authorities is poised to finish the 1,443-kilometer (897-mile) rail monitor.

Mu’azu described the formidable railway modernization initiatives embarked upon by the President  Muhammadu  Buhari’s administration as unprecedented within the historical past of this nation.

President Buhari had on the tenth of March, 2021, flagged off $3.2 billion rehabilitation and reconstruction of the 1,443-kilometer (897-mile) Jap Railway line which begins from the southeastern oil hub of Port Harcourt and ends on the northeastern metropolis of Maiduguri.

Thr Minister had inspected the continued reconstruction of the Jap Railway Line spanning by means of Port-Harcourt, Aba, Umuahia, Enugu, Makurdi, Bauchi, Gombe as much as Maiduguri.

In keeping with him, the Buhari’s  administration is dedicated in direction of making lives simpler for Nigerians affirming nothing will change that dedication.

The Minister disclosed that work on the road has skilled hiccups as a result of apparent safety challenges and vandalism of railway properties alongside the hall.

In keeping with him, the development agency, China Civil Engineering and Development Firm (CCEC) has usually reported instances of assaults on its workforce alongside the Abia State axis.

The displeased Sambo condemned such acts assuring that authorities funding must be protected by communities within the vicinities.

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