Ongoing Rail Project: Abaribe Makes Case For South-east

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Rotimi Amaechi

By; VICTOR DAZANG, Kaduna

Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe has protested against  the alleged exclusion of the eastern rail line from the ongoing rail construction project by the federal government.

Senator Abaribe who is also   the leader of the South-east caucus  made case for the region in a motion titled; ‘Outright Omission of Eastern Corridor Rail line in the Request for Approval of  Federal Government  2016-2017 External Borrowing (Rolling Plan)’
The Senator in his motion at the plenary recently  alleged that the South-east would be excluded from the project for  which   the government is obtaining a loan of $5.851bn from  China Exim Bank.

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