Thu. Feb 25th, 2021

Breaking: FG to kick start Kano-Maradi, Kano-Duste railway, Tuesday

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BY Victoria Ogunrinde

The Federal government has announced Tuesday, 9 February, 2021 for the ground breaking ceremony of the Kano-Maradi railway project.

Aspheric had earlier reported that the Federal Government signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the US$1.959b Kano-Maradi Standard Gauge Railway line with Mota- Engil Group.

This project is one of many rail projects planned by the President Buhari administration with the aim of linking the entire country by rail and boosting economic development.

Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon Chibuike Rotimi Ameachi disclosed this on Friday via his twitter handle.

”We are pleased to announce the Ground breaking of the Kano-Maradi, Kano-Dutse Railway Project, slated for Tuesday. Our
@NGRPresident @MBuhari would do the honours. Work begins.”

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