Published On: Thu, Oct 12th, 2017

Abuja Rail: FCTA insists on Dec. deadline for completion

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For the umpteenth time, the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has reaffirmed its commitment to ensure the Abuja Rail Mass Transit is completed in December, 2017.
The FCTA Permanent Secretary, Sir Christian Chinyeaka Ohaa reiterated the position of the Administration on yesterday during a site visit to the project.
“Let me reiterate that the December completion target for Abuja Rail project remains sacrosanct.
“From the level of work I have seen on ground, this December completion period is achievable,” he stressed.
Mr. Ohaa who expressed satisfaction with the pace of the work done so far, further disclosed that the project has attended 98% completion rate.
“I am very much impressed with the way the project has been going. So far, the project has hit 98% completion rate. This to me, is very encouraging and impressive.
“As we all know, this project will address immensely our nagging transportation issues in and out of the city,” he said.
He further maintained that the project would be ready for full commercialisation in March 2017, adding that already, the Administration is working assiduously to address whatever that may constitute a challenge against the project from becoming operational in due time.
According to him, when the project finally takes off, it would further add to the monumental achievements of the President Muhammadu Buhari led government.
He therefore, called on citizens to continue to support the change agenda of the President Buhari which is hinged on making Nigeria great in the comity of nations.

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