Amaechi seeks more money to build bridges across roads into Apapa

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The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has hinted at the weekend that the Lagos Ibadan rail line requires additional funding to enable the construction of over 16 bridges across or under the existing road network in Lagos into Apapa in order to be able to take the project to the seaport.

Speaking at Papalanto in Ogun after inspection, he explained that “there is extra work because if you go to Lagos with rail, either people will die because is not a narrow-gauge train, it is a speed train running at about 120km/hour. So those crosses you see, if you don’t create an avenue for buses to cross, you will block Lagos completely and there would be traffic madness.

“So we are…



Source: Nigerian Tribune