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Says FG, Lagos-Ibadan Rail Project 90% Complete

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Federal government has said that the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail project is 90 in step with cent complete.

Outgoing Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transportation, Mr. Sabiu Zakari, said this on the ministry’s headquarters in Abuja yesterday, at the same time as turning in to a brand new Permanent Secretary, Mr. Hussaini Adamu.

Presenting his stewardship at the ministry, Zakari expressed happiness that it turned into all through his tenure that cardinal projects such as Abuja-Kaduna mild rail teach carrier changed into completed and placed to use.

Zakari, in a assertion issued with the aid of the ministry, stated that the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge railway turned into 90 per cent finished, adding that what remained changed into the factor linking the rail line to Apapa ports.

He stated the Itakpe-Warri rail line, which became deserted for over 30 years, become completed while he worked on the ministry, adding that check runs were currently ongoing at the facility.

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