PHOTO TREND: Transportation Minister Receives Kano Governor, Ganduje

Minister of Transportation, Eng Muazu Jaji Sambo (left) and Kano State Governor, Abdulahi Ganduje

Minister of Transportation, Eng Muazu Jaji Sambo (left) and Kano State Governor, Abdulahi Ganduje

By DAPO OLAWUNI

The Executive Governor of Kano State, His Excellency Abdullahi Umar Ganduje (OFR) and his entourage have paid a courtesy visit on the Minister of Transportation, Eng Muazu Jaji Sambo.

Ganduje has major projects in his State which is being spearheaded by the Ministry of Transportation.
Kano State is set to flag off the Dala Inland Dry Port, as well as the biggest railway project in Nigeria.

Eng Sambo (1st from left) receiving Gov Ganduje (1st right) and his team
Eng Sambo (1st from left) receiving Gov Ganduje (1st right) and his team

The Kano State government committed N2.5 billion in infrastructure support to the Dala Dry Port which is supposed to be commissioned in July 2022.

At the last check, Executive Secretary of Nigerian Shippers Council, Emmanuel Jime confirmed in June that the Dala Inland Dry Port is about 95 per cent completed in preparation for official commissioning and commencement of operations in July.

Ganduje visit transportation minister, Sambo Muazu
Ganduje visit transportation minister, Sambo Muazu

The $1.96 billion Kano-Katsina-Maradi railway project is also expected to start operating in May 2023 before the end of Governor Ganduje’s term in office.
The Kano Governor departure
The Kano Governor departure

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