Federal Govt. promises to deliver Standard Gauge project by 2018


Rotimi Amaechi Minister of Transportation.

Mr Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation said that the Federal Government was committed to deliver the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge project by December 2018.

Amaechi disclosed this at Papalanto in Ogun, during his monthly visit and oversight functions at the constructions sites on Tuesday.

According to him, the government is chasing the Chinese Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) to fast-tract the project for the benefit of the people by 2018.

“I don’t think the CCECC has a choice than to deliver the project at the stipulated time; by now the company should have started laying the tracks.

“All I know is that we have a target date, though there are some challenges the CCECC is facing in different forms and kind and we have to address them.

“The challenges are not even in the villages but in Lagos; we are dealing…

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