Harbor Railway to be completed in 2 weeks – Saraki

Minister of State for Transport, Senator Gbemisola Saraki, assured Nigerians on Monday that the railway leading to the Apapa port terminals would be completed within two weeks. Saraki did security when he led some officials from the Federal Ministry of Transport to the Apapa port terminals via the Mobolaji Bank Anthony railway station in Lagos. She said that the Project Manager, China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC), Mr. Xia Lijun, had assured her that the laid track would be completed within the next two weeks. “As you can see, the building belonging to the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) Scanner Center is due to be torn down, but there have been issues related to it. “I have been able to see the situation and on my return to Abuja the ministry will meet with NCS Management and the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). “Before the end of next week, a solution to improve construction on the Apapa railway will be provided and the railway will be operational in two weeks,” Saraki said. Saraki, pointing out the need to demolish the Customs scanning center, stressed the importance of ensuring the demolition is done safely without destroying Customs equipment. He added that after the demolition of the center, the ministry would return for an inspection, to make sure the scanners were relocated to a safer location. Read More Related News Here