By John Ikani
The Management of China Civil Engineering and Construction Cooperation (CCECC) says the Kano – Kaduna rail line project will be completed before its deadline of 18 months.
Speaking with journalists at the construction site situated at Zawachiki, Kumbotso Local Council of Kano, Personnel Manager of CCECC, Muhammad Kabir, said the project would be ready before the scheduled time.
According to Kabir, the company has already mobilized their staff from Ibadan base down to Kano and Kaduna axis to ensure the timely completion of the project.
“We have mobilized our staff strength from Ibadan down to nine different sites of this project and the clearing is at advance stage.
“All our nine sites will be working simultaneously to ensure speedy completion, as the compensation payment for the remaining sites has commenced today,” he said.
What you should know
Kano-Kaduna rail line project is part of the federal government initiative to revive the country’s transport system in order to boost the economy and reduce the number of millions of youth unemployment.
President Muhammad Buhari inaugurated the project in July, 2021 with the 18 months as the deadline for its completion.