Amaechi apologies for Abuja-Kaduna train breakdown
The minister made the plea on Monday at the Moniya rail station during the routine inspection of the ongoing rail project in Ibadan.
“We now have new locomotives and we have called the Chinese because we never expected the mechanical fault at this early stage.“On behalf of the Federal Government, the ministry and the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), we apologise to Nigerians and I have instructed the NRC to fix it or invite the Chinese.
“If this is happening now, then they should bring back our old locomotives, it will just affect turnaround times because we get the new locomotive to increase the turnaround time,” he said.Mr Amaechi called for an increase in the pace of work by the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) adding that COVID-19 pandemic was no longer an excuse.
The minister said although the CCECC were doing well, they need to increase their pace to enable the ministry to deliver the project on schedule.The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transportation, Madeleine Ajani, said there was significant improvement in the ongoing work from what it was in October. headtopics.com
Mrs Ajani said the ministry was not shifting their date of the commissioning but would rather put more pressure on the CCECC to enable them achieve their targets. Read more: Premium Times »
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I read passengers on board all results in prayers for safety and protection. if this is cost their lives, they all been dead already then you come and apologies. Stupid set of leaders. Disadvantage of substandard products This is the sign of a good leadership, whenever you made a mistake, degree yourself and apologize, your apology is well accepted, but take note don't ever buy a fake train my dear Nation.