Abuja light rail to resume before end of Buhari’s Tenure


Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Muhammad Musa Bello, assured on Monday that the Abuja Light Rail would resume service before the end of this administration in May.

The Minister gave the assurance when he featured on the 20th Edition of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration Scorecard Series, organised by the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, in Abuja Nigeria’s capital.

He said: “Another important milestone achievement of President Buhari’s administration is the infrastructure development of the Abuja Light Rail”

“And many of you will want to wonder why the Abuja Light Rail is not working, it is not working now because of the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.” He contended.

Bello explained that “We had to stop the operation because as you know the light train system basically is a mass movement, so if you don’t have much sitting capacity many people will stand up and when you stand up you face each other.

” So, it was…

Source: Guardian Newspaper