Amaechi Minister says seaports will be reconnected with railways

Rotimi Amaechi, Minister for transportation during a meeting with port professionals in Lagos stated that in bid to support diversification of the economy, sea ports will be connected with railway transport system to boost economic activities.

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Rotimi Amaechi, Minister for transportation during a meeting with port professionals in Lagos stated that in bid to support diversification of the economy, sea ports will be connected with railway transport system to boost economic activities.

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Employment opportunities tend to increase as the construction of the Lagos-Kano and possibly the Lagos-Calabar railway project should kick off by June or July 2016 upon implementation of the budget.

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Following the completion of the railway-seaport projects, Apapa and Tin Can railways will experience termination in order to encourage inter-modal means of transportation and also be able to import from Port Harcourt sea port, Calabar sea port, Warri Sea Port among other sea ports in the country.

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