Buhari Govt Approves $1.9Bn Rail Line To Niger Republic

Published On: September 23, 2020, 7:50 pm (1 month ago)
Author: Olusanya Akinrinola
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The President Muhammadu Buhari administration has approved for the construction of a rail line that will link Nigeria to Niger Republic.

The government approved $1,959,744,723.71 for this project.

The Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, made this disclosure on Thursday.

The agreement was reached at the Federal Executive Council, FEC presided over by Buhari.

Amaechi, who addressed State House correspondents, said the sum approved for the project of the rail line linking Kano-Dutse-Katsina-Jibia and to Maradi in Niger Republic is inclusive of Value Added Tax.

According to the Minister, the FEC also approved the award of a contract worth N3.049 billion for the design, manufacture, supply, testing, and commissioning of one railway crane for the purposes of clearing rail tracks in situations of accidents.



-- taypetdun (m) at 23-09-2020 10:19 PM
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That is for his ethnic origin, meanwhile south east and south-south have no rail lines
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-- dopygenius Online (m) at 24-09-2020 01:31 PM
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Okobo terrorist president
How does niger republic affect the progress and development of Nigeria,or you are trying to make a quicker access where more weapons will be supplied to your dare devil Boko terrorist boys....Failed Bastard Angry
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