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PHOTOS: Buhari inaugurates Abuja light rail

PHOTOS: Buhari inaugurates Abuja light rail
July 12
12:52 2018
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President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the first phase of the Abuja light rail mass transit, covering 12 stations within the metropolis on Thursday.

Buhari inaugurated on Thursday. The project has been in the works for more than 10 years, and will be the first functional metro rail in the FCT.

The president also flagged off the rail’s railway services signalling the commencement of its operations in the federal capital territory (FCT).

Cosmas Uzodinma, spokesman to the FCT minister, had said in a statement that the 45.245 km standard guage rail line from Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport to the Abuja metro station is the first of its kind in West Africa.

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, Mummadu Bello, FCT minister alongside Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, were present at the inauguration.

 

 

 

 

PHOTO CREDIT: SUNDAY AGHAEZE

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