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President Buhari to commission Itakpe-warri railway line

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday commission the Itakpe Warri also known as Central railway line for the commencement of commercial operations.

The 276kms Itakpe Ajaokuta Warri rail line links Warri in Delta State to Ajaokuta in Kogi State.

It costs the Federal Government two hundred million dollars to reconstruct the line after been abandoned for over thirty years and has twelve stations along its route, among which is the Goodluck Jonathan station where the commissioning ceremony is to take place.

The railway line is supposed to be used to transport steel from Kogi State to the sea port in Warri.

The reconstruction of the rail line was reactivated in 2017 by the present administration and was completed in

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