Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi today appeared before the Senate committee on land transportation pledging governments commitment to the railway modernisation projects with greater vigour as captured in the 2017 fiscal estimates
Amaechi who speaks before the Senator Gbenga Ashafa led committee, informed law-makers that his ministry is pursuing the implementation of governments policy in the land transport sub sector in Nigeria as it relates with ECOWAS for compliance on international protocol and conventions entered into in respect of the sub sector.
Senator Gbenga Ashafa, chairman of the committee on land transport in his welcome address affirms the resolve of his committee to provide the required support to the executive in a bid to ensure the success of the Buhari led administration’s dream for better land transport landscape.
He however assures that his committee will painstakingly review the budget estimate to curb waste and improve government efficiency
TRK-UP-Sen. Gbenga Ashafa-Chairman Senate Committee On Land Transport.
The budget before the committee captures expenditures relating to completion of of the Kano to Kaduna segment phase 3 of lagos to kano rail line and calaber to portharcourt with extension to Onne Deep sea port segment of Calaber coastal rail line.