Amaechi gives update on Lagos-Ibadan rail line project

Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation, has said that he has instructed the contractors on the Lagos-Ibadan rail project to engage more workers across all stations for prompt completion.

Ameachi said this within the week in a tweet via his Twitter handle.

According to him, work on the Operation Control Centre, OCC, housing the main controls across the rail line is currently ongoing.

“We’ve told the contractors on the Lagos-Ibadan rail project to engage more workers across all stations for prompt completion,” Ameachi said.

“Work on the Operation Control Centre housing the main controls across the rail line is ongoing.

“Video: Aerial view, Mobolaji Johnson Station, Ebute-metta.”

He explained that the engagement was in compliance with the local content law inherent in the 1.6-billion-dollar contract agreement between Nigeria and China.

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“There are over 20,000 Nigerian workers employed for the construction of the Lagos-Ibadan railway project, only five-hundred and sixty of the workers on that project are Chinese,.”

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