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FG Approves $1.9bn Rail Line To Niger Republic

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The Federal Government has approved $1.9bn for the construction of a rail line that will link Nigeria to .

FG Approves $1.9bn Rail Line To Niger Republic
FG Approves $1.9bn Rail Line To Niger Republic

The approval was made at the federal executive council meeting presided by President .

The Minister of Transportation, , told State House correspondents at the end of the meeting that the sum approved for the development of the proposed rail line linking -Dutse--Jibia and to Maradi in Niger Republic is inclusive of Value Added Tax.

Amaechi said apart from that, the council also approved the award of a contract worth N3.049 bilion for the design, manufacture, supply, testing, and commissioning of one railway crane for the purposes of clearing rail tracks in situations of accidents.

Adelowo Adegboyega
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