that in the course of executing the Warri-Itakpe Rail line, stations were built
in the villages of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftains.
Mr. Amaechi disclosed this at the ‘Next Level Presentation’ at
Presidential Villa Banquet Hall to signal the commencement of the campaign of
the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2019 general elections.
instruction, I did a memo; I thought we will borrow money from China; but the
president refused. He said we should use our internal funds to execute the
ministry will start commercial train service from Itakpe to Warri.
month and we get N16 million; so we are augmenting for both rich and poor–N40
million per month under the directive of the president because he fears that
the poor might not be able to afford it. So, everybody is using it.”
Port Harcourt to Maidugiri. The difference between us and the last award is
that the last award was 1500km but under the directive of Mr President, it was
extended to 2000 km.
Harcourt straight to Maidugiri but in order to satisfy everybody at the
directive of the President, we must get to every state capital,” he said.