Transportation minister solicits Army chief’s support at railway construction sites nationwide


Worried by the growing insecurity in the country, the Minister of Transportation, Hon Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi on Friday solicited for the assistance of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Maj Gen Faruk Yahaya in providing adequate security at train stations and during the upcoming massive railway constructions in the country.

This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja by the Director, Army Public Relations Brigadier General Mohammed Yeriima.

Yeriima stated that the Minister who paid a courtesy call on the new COAS at the Army Headquarters in Abuja sought the support of the Nigerian Army in providing adequate security for the workers executing projects for the ministry…

Source: Nigerian Tribune