Abuja rail: December completion period achievable – Perm sec


By Abdullahi Muhammad

Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has reaffirmed its commitment to ensure that the Abuja Rail Mass Transit was completed by December, this year.
Permanent Secretary of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr. Christian Chinyeaka Ohaa, reaffirmed the position of the Administration.
He disclosed this yesterday, during a visit to the Project site in Abuja.
Mr. Ohaa who expressed satisfaction with the pace of the work done so far, revealed that the project has attended 98% per cent completion rate.
He expressed optimism that the Rail project would drastically ease transportation challenges in Abuja when operational.
He said:
“Let me re-iterate that the December completion target for Abuja Rail Project remains sacrosanct. From the level of work I have seen on ground, this December completion period is achievable.”
“I am very much impressed with the way the project has been going. So far, the project has hit 98% completion rate. This to me is very encouraging and impressive.
“As we all know, this project will address immensely our nagging transportation issues in and out of the city.” He stressed.
Mr. Ohaa further maintained that the project would be ready for full commercialization in March, adding the Administration is working assiduously to address whatever that may constitute a challenge against the project from becoming operational in due time.
He stated that when the project finally takes off, it would further add to the monumental achievements of the President Muhammadu Buhari led government.
He therefore, called on Nigerians to continue to support the change agenda of the President which is hinged on making Nigeria great in the comity of nations.



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