Completing Abuja rail project my priority – FCT Minister

[contextly_auto_sidebar id=”F1Oov7BwA1PTBwqsnp1ySr56SvAYzKyK”]FCT Minister Muhammad Musa Bello has disclosed that the ongoing Abuja Rail Mass Transit is one of the priority projects of the Present FCT Administration.

The Minister made this disclosure on Thursday when he visited the project sites at the Airport, Wupa, Idu and Ring Road II Stations, which forms part of his familiarization tour of projects and facilities in the Federal Capital Territory.

Malam Bello assured that he would do everything possible to fast track the completion of the project, considering the relief it would bring to the commuters in and around the Federal Capital Territory.

He remarked that the FCT Administration would support any project that would have positive impact on the lives of the common man especially as this would go a long way in reducing traffic congestion in Abuja.

The Minister expressed satisfaction with the quality of the job done so far, but however charged the contractors (CCECC Nigeria Limited) to redouble their efforts in delivering the job on schedule.

Bello reiterated that everything must be done to ease movement, particularly public transportation in the city to make it at par with other modern cities around the world.

His words: “This is a very important project for the residents of the Federal Capital Territory and everything would be done to see to its early completion because of its utmost benefit”.

The Managing Director of CCECC Nigeria Limited, Mr. Li Quigyong who led the Minister and his entourage round the sites remarked that his company takes the project with seriousness and would do all it takes to complete it.

The Minister who was accompanied on the tour by the Executive Secretary of the Federal Capital development Authority, Adamu Ismaila, officials of the FCT Transportation Secretariat took a ride on the train from the Airport to Idu, Wupa and Ring Road II Station.

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