President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that the present Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, created a serious bother for him when he announced to construct a railway linking the South-East zone to the Northern part of Nigeria.
Buhari claimed that fulfilling the promise Amaechi made would be difficult.
He made the disclosure during the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign in Enugu, on Thursday.
Buhari, also, insisted he would try his all to convince the Federal Executive Council members to approve the project.
The president said the promise Amaechi made was not tabled to the FEC, insisting that it would have been proper to get approval from FEC before making it public.
He said: “Amaechi has made you people a promise and I don’t know how to fulfil it. But I can see how I will fulfil it by getting the Federal Executive Council members to approve it"
Buhari then showed appreciation to the zone for coming out to support him and express there love to the Nation.
He said: “We all must join hands to build a stronger country as we do not have any other country.”
The president reminded the people of his commitment to infrastructural growth stating that “if we get the roads done, get the rail lines done, and get other infrastructure done, we will be making progress.