FG approves $5.3bn Ibadan-Kano standard rail project
The Federal Government has approved the $5.3billion Ibadan to Kano standard gauge rail project.
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi disclosed this on Thursday in Lagos during the third Maritime Stakeholders Interactive Forum.
Mr Amaechi also revealed that the Minister of State (Transportation), Gbemisola Saraki will be in charge of all maritime agencies while he will be focusing on the Railway sector.
The minister said security on maritime space is his top priority but expressed disappointment on the Israeli firm, HSLI handling maritime security job, adding that “they are too slow”