- July 16, 2021
- Posted by: adminer
- Category: Natural Resources, Social Economic
President Muhammadu Buhari said that his administration would continue to accord priority to railway infrastructure development due to its economic importance.
Buhari made the remarks on Thursday in Zawachiki, Kano State at the ground breaking ceremony of Kaduna-Kano rail line.
“I am delighted to preside over the ground breaking ceremony to mark the commencement of construction activities on the Kano-Kaduna segment of the modernisation project at the proposed site of the Kano railway station, which is adjacent to the Dala Inland Dry Port,” he said.
He said that commencement of the construction activities of the Kaduna-Kano rail line project represented the commitment of the administration in the revival of Nigerian Railway system.
“The project is crucial to the establishment of the supply chain in railway transport within its corridor, Kano, Kaduna, Abuja, and it links major commercial cities in Kano and Kaduna to Abuja.