I Begged Niger Republic To Allow Nigeria Construct Railway – Amaechi

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Minister of Transportation, has revealed that he pleaded with the of to allow Nigeria construct the $1.95 billion railway from Kano State into Maradi.

Nigeria to construct a railway line that would start from Kano to Dutse-Katsina Jibia and end Maradi, .

However, said he personally travelled to to ensure the allowed the railway project’s construction.

Speaking Channels Television, the Minister disclosed that Nigeria would foot the for the construction of the project.

The Minister lamented that some critics think that he was serving a interest.

said: “The worst is that they say I am serving the interest of . Let’s assume that is the argument you make.

“The worst I can do is stop at Jibia which is the .

“To even get to Maradi, I had to travel to to even beg them.

“They are not bringing their . It is . But I’m begging them to allow me access into Maradi.”