Improvement of Transportation system through the modern haulage Rail Network in Nigeria, will not only assist in Economic development of the Country, but will also creation job opportunities for thousands of Nigerian Citizens.
Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, stated this at the ground breaking Ceremony of Wagon Assembly Plant, located at Kajola, in lfo local Government Area of Ogun State.
Peter Falomo reports.
It was an historical ground breaking Ceremony of the launch of Train Wagon Assembly Plant, initiated by the Federal Government and in conjunction with China Civil Engineering Contruction Corporation, (CCECC), berths, in Ifo, Ogun State.
Arrival of the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, from Lagos to Kajola Plant, through rail line, received accolades, from the elated residents of the Community.
In his maiden address, Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, said, the Assembly Plant Project is in line with the objective of the Federal Government, at providing ease of doing business through effective Transportation network, coupled with job creation.
Managing Director, China Civil Engineering Contruction Corporation, CCECC, Jang Yigao and Economic Attache And Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Li Yuan, spoke on Diplomatic relationship and Economy synergy between China and Nigeria.
Speaker, Ogun State House of Assembly, Honourable Olakunle Oluomo and Olu of Ifo, Oba Samuel Oladipupo, shared their opinions on cummulative benefits of the Wagon Assembly Plant, not only to Ogun State but Nigeria at large
On the need for protective mechanism of workers at the site, Residents said, effective community policing with Security Agencies are being out in place for the workers, particularly, the Foreign partners.
With the capacity of 500 wagons per year, the Kajola Assembly Plant in Ogun State, will conveniently construct Open Wagon, Box Wagon, Tank Wagon and Flat Wagon, in its Production Line.