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FEC Approves $1.96bn For Kano-Niger Republic Railway

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The Federal Executive Council has approved the disbursement of $1.96 billion, for the railway line from Kano in Nigeria to Maradi in the Niger Republic. The President will also commission the Warri-Itakpe standard gauge rail line, running through Kogi, Edo and Delta States.

This was announced by the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, on Wednesday evening.

Meanwhile, the presidency gave an insight into the rail, according to a statement released by the media team, it reads,

FEC Approves $1.96bn Kano-Maradi High-Speed Railway:

“The rail line will connect 3 states: Kano, Katsina & Jigawa. It moves from Kano to Dambatta, Kazaure, Daura, Mashi, Katsina, terminating in Maradi, Niger Republic. This financially empowers Nigeria as the import/export hub for the Niger Republic.”


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