APC Reacts As CNN Lists 4 Nigeria Mega Projects Reshaping Africa, Outlines Tinubu, Buhari's Impacts

APC Reacts As CNN Lists 4 Nigeria Mega Projects Reshaping Africa, Outlines Tinubu, Buhari's Impacts

  • APC has said 3 of the 4 mega projects CNN has mentioned as mega projects reshaping Africa are traced to President Muhammadu Buhari and Bola Tinubu
  • According to Festus Keyamo, the spokesperson of the APC PCC, 2 of the projects are direct initiatives of Bola Tinubu while 1 is facilitated by President Buhari
  • The 4 projects included the Dangote refinery, Lekki Deep Sea Port, Eko Atlantic City, and Lagos to Kano Standard Gauge Railway

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to a CNN report that listed 4 projects in Nigeria as part of mega projects reshaping Africa.

Festus Keyamo, the spokesperson of the APC presidential campaign council (PCC) took to his Twitter page to share traced the projects to President Muhammadu Buhari and Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the APC.

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APC reacts as CNN lists Buhari, Tinubu's legacies as mega projects reshaping Africa Photo Credit: Bola Ahmed Tinubu
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According to Keyamo, 3 of the projects are in Lagos and 2 are the direct initiatives of Tinubu, while President Buhari facilitated one.

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He said:

"15 mega projects in Africa listed by CNN: 4 are in Nig. & 3 in Lagos. 2 are the direct initiatives of @officialABAT⁩. One by PMB (rail). One facilitated by PMB"

Below is the list of the projects

  • The Lekki Deep Sea Port in Lagos state is designed to handle four million metric tons of dry goods a year and is expected to generate revenue of $361 billion and create up to 170,000 new jobs.
  • Eko Atlantic City - Lagos. It is a new economic hub with 10 square kilometres of land. It has up to 300,000 residential and 150,000 daily commuter spaces.
  • Dangote Petroleum Refinery in Lagos State. The refinery is said to be the largest in Africa when completed with a processing capacity of 650,000 barrels per day.
  • The Lagos-Kano Standard Gauge Railway. This is one project that is traced to President Muhammadu Buhari, it will span 1,678 miles from Lagos port to the northern city of Kano.

2023 Election: Names of political parties that collapse their structures for APC in November

Legit.ng earlier reported that the 2023 election is around the corner and permutations have started flying here and there as political parties strategise for better odds.

Many political pundits are of the view that the election is between the APC and the PDP, based on the number of governors that the two parties have presently.

However, some small political parties have been reportedly collapsing their structures for the APC to boost the chances of the ruling party ahead of the 2023 election.

Source: Legit.ng

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