BY Victoria Ogunrinde
The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has signed the construction contract of the Kano-Maradi single track standard gauge railway line.
He signed the contract in Abuja on Monday.
The contract agreement was signed between the Federal Ministry of Transportation and the and Managing Director, Mota-Engil Nigeria, Antonio Graca.
The US$1.959b worth contract has been awarded to the Mota-Engil, Engenharia E Castrucao Africal S.A and its local subsidiary Mota-Engil Nigeria limited and is expected to be completed by May 2023.