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Friday 8 May 2015

President Goodluck Jonathan called on the incoming president not to abandon his administration's ongoing projects




President Jonathan has called on the incoming president, Muhammadu Buhari not to abandon his administration's projects .Speaking during the inspection of the Abuja Light Rail yesterday, he said he said he personally inspected the progress of the work on the project in order to know what exactly to tell ​​Buhari when both of them meet later to hold discussions.He also assured contractors their bills will be settled before May 29th..
“Of course, this government is leaving on the 29th. The incoming government will definitely continue because this is a noble project to Nigerians especially residents of the FCT.I’m quite impressed. I have been longing to come and inspect the project for a very long time but for challenges in terms of my commitments.

“I think, this period, I really need to so that when I am having conversation with the incoming president, I will know exactly what to tell him because I have seen it myself, I have seen the level of completion.“Of course, you know the usefulness of this project in terms of easing the movement of the people in the Federal Capital Territory. I have to congratulate Nigerians for this project.”
 “I emphasized the need for rail system in terms of developing an effective mass transit in any nation,When we are talking about mass transit, you cannot talk about it using taxis, small cars, even the luxurious buses. It will be too expensive.We want our rail system to work and that’s why we are emphasising intercity and intra-city, normal rail and intra city light rail systems.

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