Minister for Transportation Rotimi Amaechi became spotted commissioning the teach service that become finished with the aid of the on the spot past authorities of Goodluck Jonathan.
On the inauguration of Port Harcourt – Aba Mass Transit educate services in Port Harcourt Amaechi said he in no way knew that Nigerian had a very good railway machine.
He said: “In truth, I think we've a problem; the majority don’t consider that the railway transport is functioning in Nigeria. I didn’t even recognize, until I began this excursion, I never knew that the railway was functioning, it become even from his (MD’s) speech that I learnt that there are a few coaches or offerings that go to Kano or Port Harcourt or someplace else.”
in accordance to transport minister the Federal authorities is to create seven greater rail corridors of preferred gauge railways in the country.
He said that the initiative became a public-private-partnership which sought to modernise and expand railway transportation across Nigeria.
“This initiative is geared toward remodelling and redevelopment of our main railway stations inside the country.
“under the rail modernisation programme, government will open new railway strains to achieve an efficient rail community.
“The Ministry of Transportation has performed feasibility research to create seven additional rail corridors of popular gauge railways under the general public-non-public-partnership initiative,” he stated.
However, it seems to be the identical trains that former vp Namadi Sambo on behalf of Goodliuck Jonathan in Makurdi on January 24 commissioned new teach carrier between Makurdi and Port Harcourt, announcing that Jonathan has redefined the railway, aviation, street shipping.