'Abuja Light Rail Project 93 Percent Completed'


The Acting Secretary of FCT Transport Secretariat, Malam Abdulhamid Muhammad Suleiman, has said the Abuja light rail project which was awarded in 2007 to the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) has attained about 93 percent completion and will soon be ready for public use.
He stated this while briefing newsmen yesterday on the secretariat’s activities to mark the administration’s second year in office.
Suleiman said that double railway tracks which cover about 60.67kms have been laid within the Federal Capital Territory, adding that 45.245km of the railway tracks have already been completed.
He added that the project date of completion is October 2017  while test run on the project will commerce from November this year.
Suleiman also said the administration is developing a five-hectare world class bus terminal in Nyanya as part of measures to improve transportation in the territory.

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