Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi – Minister of Transportation, Nigeria Credit: Chibuike Amaechi National Vision 2023 Source: Facebook
Former governor of Rivers State and Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi says in spite of criticism, President, Muhammadu Buhari has gone ahead to construct railways across the country.
Speaking in Abeokuta, Ogun State, during the launch of the State Mass Bus Transit System, Amaechi said Nigerians should be grateful to President, Muhammadu Buhari over the massive projects.
He also said that the president has approved redirection of the initial design of the railway from Lagos through Apapa to Epe to Lekki deep sea port to avoid a logjam.
“What you (Nigerians) owe us is not only gratitude, I know you won’t, some of you, but most of you will. If you are APC (members), what you owe us is the gratitude of the tenacity of the president who despite the criticism of borrowing money is continuing to construct the railway, that is what you owe us Because the moment you say to a man you are doing well, he will do more and so since the President is doing,” he said.
“In fact he approved that we should redirect the initial design of the railway from Lagos through Apapa to Epe to Lekki deep sea port so that we don’t have a logjam as we have now in Apapa at the Lekki deep sea port which will conclude construction by September and then commission it in September,” he added.