Worried by the inability of the Chinese Company handling the Abeokuta rail station to complete the project according to set time, The Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has described the delay as embarrassing.
the China Civil Engineering and Construction Corporation is expected to have completed the 10 railway stations along Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line for use during the yuletide.
The minister Chibuike Amaechi during the monthly inspection of the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan rail project on Friday at the Abeokuta rail station expressed displeasure with the pace of work he said “The delay is becoming an embarrassment and I think we need to meet with the CCECC. We cannot continue like this. The speed has reduced drastically this time; we need to meet with the management of CCECC. We have a problem with CCECC honestly,”
He noted that the pace of work at Agbado, Kajola, Papalanto and Abeokuta’s railway stations had reduced drastically, he said the contractor had promised to finish the stations within three months and insisted that the stations should be completed by the end of January 2020, urged the contractor to engage workers who were ready to work.