Federal Government Pledges To Improve Transportation System
Minister of Transportation Mr Rotimi Amaechi has inspected the level of work at the new Abeokuta Train Station in Ogun State, giving the assurance that arrangements has been concluded for the project’s inauguration by President Mohammadu Buhari.
Mr Amaechi was accompanied by the Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun during the inspection of facilities at the train terminal at Laderin Estate Abeokuta.
While explaining that the Ministry would also increase the number of trains on Lagos Ibadan rail track, Mr Amaechi said that the federal government was committed to improving the transportation system in the country.
In a remark, Ogun State Governor, prince Dapo Abiodun who explained that the project was in tandem with his administration’s Transportation Master Plan, said that issues bordering on security and access road to the train terminal would be given priority.
Governor Abiodun promised that a committee would be set up in collaboration with the federal ministry of Transportation to work out the modalities to further enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the train service.