Govt Goes Hard on Billionaire Carlos Slim, Asks Him to Rebuild Collapsed Bridge, Says He Will Bear All Costs

Govt Goes Hard on Billionaire Carlos Slim, Asks Him to Rebuild Collapsed Bridge, Says He Will Bear All Costs

  • Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim will pay for the reconstruction of the metro line overpass built by his company
  • Slim agreed to fund the repairs and finish the work within 12 months
  • The subway line had been lauded as one of the most expensive and ambitious public works projects in Mexican history when it was inaugurated in October 2012

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Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has announced that billionaire Carlos Slim will pay for all the costs needed to rebuild Mexico City's subway overpass-stretch, which left 26 dead after it collapsed last month.

Mexican Billionaire Carlos Slim to pay for reconstruction of collapsed Mexico City overpass.
Collapsed Mexico City's subway overpass-stretch. Photo: The StraitsTimes
Source: UGC

Obrador said they had a meeting with Slim in which the billionaire agreed that his construction firm "will pay for everything" needed for the reconstruction.

He said:

"He will take care of the reconstruction of the entire subway line, making sure that it gets done with all the necessary safety measures at no cost to the Mexican people and without support government for a budget."

The fallen subway line is said to be one of the most expensive and ambitious public works projects in Mexican history.

The billionaire, however, declined to comment on the issue, but the President assured reporters that Slim had agreed to fund the repairs and finish the work in one year.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Nigerian businessman, Emeka Okonkwo, popularly known as E-Money is an entrepreneur who is the chief executive officer of Five Star Music.

The billionaire businessman, who was born on February 18, 1981, in the Ajegunle area of Lagos state, is the immediate younger brother to Nigerian award-winning musician, KCee.

The 40-year-old man is known for his luxurious lifestyle. His mansion in Banana Island is said to be worth over N1 billion.

He is a man of taste and his mansion has beautiful features. In his compound, you will find exotic cars of different brands.

The Anambra state indigene came from a poor family but he did not let this discourage him from becoming a successful entrepreneur.

Source: Legit

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