In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 24th, September, 2020

See How Nigerians Are Reacting After FG Authorized $1.96 billion For Rail Development From Kano To Niger Republic

See How Nigerians Are Reacting After FG Approved $1.96 billion For Rail Construction From Kano To Niger Republic

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See How Nigerians Are Reacting After FG Authorized $1.96 billion For Rail Development From Kano To Niger Republic

Following the federal authorities’s approval of $1,959,744,723.71 contract for a rail line that might hyperlink Nigeria to Niger Republic, there have been combined reactions from Nigerians.

Talking after a federal government council assembly which was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi informed State Home correspondents that the cash authorised for the event of the proposed rail line linking Kano-Dutse-Katsina-Jibia and to Maradi in Niger Republic was inclusive of Worth Added Tax.

The rail contract which was initially budgeted within the 2018 Appropriation will join at the least seven cities in Nigeria and one metropolis in Niger Republic and is anticipated to begin from Kano and cross by means of Dambatta, Kazaure, Daura, Mashi, Katsina, Jibia and terminate in Maradi, Niger Republic.

It can join about three states of Jigawa, Kano and Katsina and when accomplished, would help within the provide of crude oil from Niger Republic to the refinery being constructed within the border city between each international locations.

Amaechi mentioned;

“Two memos for the Ministry of Transportation have been authorised by the council. The primary one is the award of contract for the design, manufacture, provide, testing and commissioning of 1 railway crane of 150 ton capability for emergency and restoration of rolling shares.

“That is to kind out say conditions of accident on the observe. It’s for a complete value of N3,049,544,000. That’s the primary memo that was authorised for the Ministry of Transportation.

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“The second is the award of contract for the event of the proposed Kano-Katsina-Jibia to Maradi rail line in Niger Republic and to Dutse, the capital of Jigawa, for a complete value of $1,959,744,723.71, inclusive of seven.5% VAT.”

Nonetheless reacting to the approval, some Nigerians insisted that it was a misplacement of precedence in a rustic going through intractable issues of insecurity and harsh financial circumstances arising from hikes in gasoline worth and electrical energy tariff.

Listed below are some reactions beneath;

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