Nigeria’s President Buhari has approved the much awaited rail line that will commence from Port Harcourt to Maiduguri.
This was revealed by the Minister for Transportation, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi on Wednesday afternoon.
“Port Harcourt – Maiduguri Railway, approved,” the minister said.
The minister last week had hinted that the president will make the approval today during a Federal Executive Council (FEC).
The rail line is expected to emanate from Bonny Deep Seaport through PH, Umuahia, Enugu,Makurdi,Lagos,Jos, Kafanchan, Gombe,Bauch then Maiduguri.