As President Muhammadu Buhari prepares to commission the completed Abuja-Kaduna rail project, the Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi on Thursday, fixed boarding fare for passengers who intend to ply the route. The Minister, who was accompanied by the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Oyegun, former Ondo State Governor, Olusegun Oni, and other Party Chieftains in Abuja, stated that the project has been finalized and ready for commercial operation.
Amaechi said passengers who intend to board Executive and Economy seats would be charged N900 and N500 respectively. On perimeter fencing, Amaechi disclosed that the contract has been awarded and work will soon commence at the terminals.
“When we get money, we will start fencing. The contract has been awarded and we are looking for money but we will soon get money and we hope to start fencing in the next two – three months.