Rail Construction Project

Federal Government is awaiting feedback from a Russian Company for the construction of the Lagos-Calabar Rail Line.

Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi told journalists in Abuja that Russian President Vladmir Putin had directed the company to construct the Lagos-Calabar rail line.

The Minister explained that he had directed that Russian Company to be contacted to what was delaying their arrival.

Russia and Nigeria had reached an agreement for the construction of the Lagos-Calabar rail line during President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Russia last year.

Mr. Rotimi Amaechi expressed the hope that the Ibadan-Kano rail project would be ready before President Buhari leaves office in twenty-twenty-tree.