Railway Projects Will Be Ready In 2018 – Amaechi

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While speaking to newsmen,The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, revealed that the Calabar-Port Harcourt Coastal rail line and the Lagos-Kano rail project would be completed before end of 2018 as serious efforts are currently being made to finish up the work which is funded by FG, He signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Chinese company, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation Ltd. (CECC) in Abuja yesterday in compliance with the China Exim Bank requirement who are major stakeholder in the project.

After the signing, He said:

“I am told that before November, we can commence the Lagos-Ibadan construction.

“So, we can begin to count for CCECC in the case of Lagos-Ibadan from November, hoping that in November 2018, you should have finished work.’’


He futher added“I want to give my commitment and assure you that on completion, the rail line will be as good as, or even better than the completed Abuja-Kaduna rail line.

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