By Afusat Agunbiade-Oladipo
Ilorin – Kwara Deputy Governor, Peter Kisira, has called on the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) to improve its quality of service in order to meet the transport needs of Nigerians.
Kisira made the call when he received the Managing Director of the Railway Property Management Company Limited, Alhaji Abubakar Labaran, in Ilorin on Sunday.
The Deputy Governor recalled how effective rail transport was in the sixties and seventies and called on the NRC to provide better service for the people.
He described railway as a reliable means of public transportation that should be readily available to the people.
Earlier, Labaran said the team was in Kwara on routine inspection of land and landed property of the NRC in the state.
He said that some foreign investors had indicated interest to invest in the development of the country’s railways to standard gauge system.