We’re Proud That in Our Time, Nigerians Can Travel Safely by Rail – Lai Mohammed
- Nigeria's minister of information, Lai Mohammed, has revealed that the Buhari led government has performed well when it comes to security
- According to him, the minister said the federal government has done well on ensuring safety via rail transport
- Lai’s comment comes amid attacks by gunmen in parts of the country, including an attack on a Kaduna-Abuja train in October 2021
The federal government has performed excellently in the provision of infrastructure, Lai Mohammed, minister of information, has declared.
According to him, the federal government has done well on ensuring safety via rail transport.
“We are proud that in our time, Nigerians are once again able to travel by rail, this time in total comfort and safety.
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“Lagos-Ibadan, Abuja-Kaduna, Warri-Itakpe-Ajaokuta and Abuja Metroline are shining examples of our rail revolution. And we are just getting started. We have the rehabilitation of the Port-Harcourt-Maiduguri Eastern Narrow Gauge Railway project that cuts through Rivers, Imo, Anambra, Benue, Enugu, Ebonyi, Gombe, Yobe, Adamawa and Borno states, and the Bonny Deep Sea and Railway Industrial Park.
“We have the Kano-Maradi standard gauge line that passes through some economic hubs of the country, including Kazaure, Daura, Katsina and up to the border town of Jibiya and the city of Maradi in Niger Republic.”
His comments came amid attacks by gunmen in parts of the country, including an attack on a Kaduna-Abuja train.
The minister said the country is becoming safer with the successes being recorded in the fight against insurgency and banditry.
“I am proud of our security forces, our men and women in uniform. Despite a myriad of security challenges, they are living up to the billing. The recent string of successes recorded in the fight against Boko Haram and ISWAP is uplifting,” he said.
“As the terrorists and their camps are being decimated, thousand of terrorists and their families are surrendering in droves. The effectiveness of the security forces has been enhanced by the leadership provided by President Buhari and the unwavering commitment of the armed forces and its leadership."
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The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has revealed why the All Progressives Congress-led federal government has been unable to resolve some of the country’s challenges.
According to the minister, this is as a result of the rot it inherited from the 16-year misrule of the Peoples Democratic Party.
He also argued that the PDP had no right to attack the APC as doing so would be like a bed wetter mocking the person washing the soiled bedspread.