The Honourable Minister of Transportation, and former Governor of Rivers State His Excellency the Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has revealed plans by his ministry to localize the Railway Technology in Nigeria.
The minister made this revelation yesterday while laying the foundation stone of a transport institute at the Gregory University Uturu on the occasion of their 8th Matriculation Ceremony.
According to the Minister, his ministry has done so much to revive the almost decayed railway lines which has seen the Trains return in the most glamorous and digitalized form.
The minister reaffirmed his believe in a United and progressive Nigeria. He said “I don’t believe in North And South, East or West, I believe in the Country Nigeria where I come from.”
He further revealed that in no distant time, work will begin on the Bonny/PortHarcourt/Maiduguri Rail Line.
The minister was there after conferred with a Chieftaincy title as the Dike Di Oha Mma 1 of Usury amidst cheers from his followers who besieged Uturu to give him solidarity!