Sen. Akanbi and Hon. Amaechi


Senator Rilwan Adesoji Akanbi on his arrival to Muritala Muhammed Airport, Lagos through Abuja local flight was welcomed by pressmen. The pressmen engaged Senator Akanbi and congratulated him after the brief conversation while at the airport for his involvement in railway project as an active member of 8th National Assembly.

Sen. Akanbi and Mr. Rotimi Amaechi

The pressmen also commended Buhari’s government and Minister of Transportation, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi for delivering such infrastructural projects in the south west and Nigeria as a whole.
Senator Akanbi while speaking further disclosed that the Federal Government has approved the construction of the $5.3bn Ibadan to Kano standard guage rail line project.

Okanlomo of Ibadanland encouraged federal government to renew its commitment on investment of capital project like railway that has the potential to payback in the future. Senator Akanbi stressed that the payback from infrastructural projects like railway can be reinvested in other sectors to boost the country’s GDP.

‘’I am congratulating myself, the good people Ibadan and of Oyo state in general for benefitting from this huge infrastructural project going on all over the country. It is important to tell my people and Nigerians that capital project like railway will go a long way in repositioning the transport sector in Nigeria.

“I want to urge our people to desist from vandalisation of railway facilities. I equally want to charge our people living around the railway line to be vigilant and report any individual loitering or wandering around.


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