By Salisu Sani-Idris
The National Youth Caucus of the All Progressives Congress (NYCAPC) has counseled President Muhammadu Buhari for revolutionising transportation sector by means of huge funding in railway to spice up financial actions within the nation.
Mr Haruna Okatahi, Publicity Secretary of the caucus, gave the commendation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Monday in Abuja.
Okatahi mentioned that the continued railway tasks in lots of a part of the nation had offered hope for accelerated infrastructure improvement.
He mentioned that authorities’s determination to hyperlink all industrial cities and manufacturing centres together with state capitals by means of rail would fastback financial and nationwide integration.
The publicity secretary mentioned that rail undertaking would enhance income technology and create direct employment alternatives to each expert and unskilled employees thereby enhancing nation’s economic system.
Okatahi added that the revolution within the railway system would offer a simple course of for the transportation of farm produce from all elements of the nation, thus enhancing meals safety within the nation.
“It is a part of our misfortune as a nation that the railway system has been uncared for for many years by the earlier administrations and this had contributed to poor financial development of Nigeria.
“ The efforts being put in place by President Buhari administration to supply railways would defend our roads and the massive sources utilized in sustaining them,“ Okatahi mentioned.
The publicity secretary additionally applauded the APC led administration for improved electrical energy provide, including that Nigerians throughout the nation are experiencing improved energy provide.
He mentioned that a number of moribund tasks have been revived, whereas repairs of different key energy stations are ongoing by means of a non-public funding partnership.
Okatahi, subsequently, appealed to all Nigerians regardless of their political inclination to help the federal government of President Muhammadu Buhari to deal with infrastructure deficit within the nation.