Abuja Light Rail Project To Be Delivered In May 2024 – Shettima


By Salisu Sani-Idris

Vice president Kashim Shettima, on Wednesday revealed that the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation Ltd. (CCECC) has pledged to the complete the Abuja light rail project in May 2024.

Mr Stanley Nkwocha, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Communications, Office of the Vice President, in a statement, said Shettima extracted the commitment from the management of CCECC.

The management of the company led by its Chairman, Mr Jason Zhang, paid him a courtesy call on the vice president at the presidential villa.

Shettima said the move was in line with the determination of President Tinubu’s administration to enhance infrastructural development across the country.

The vice president stated that the Abuja rail project, like others, remains dear to President Bola Tinubu and the Nigerian people.

Shettima described the company as part of Nigeria’s history, noting that the Chinese construction giant has played a pivotal role in…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria