Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the extension of the corridor to Abakiliki and Awka, capitals of Ebonyi and Anambra states respectively for the railway rehabilitation project.
The project is to be handled by the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, (CCECC).
Major plans have been put in place for the ceremony of the Eastern railway rehabilitation project by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Eastern corridor is a narrow-gauge rail track stretching from Port-Harcourt through the South-East, North Central and North-East, terminating in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital.
The contract timeline for the project is stipulated to run for thirty-six (36) months, with a total of 61 stations to be constructed.
Details follow later…