Amaechi Reduces Train Ticket To N500 After He Was Ambushed By Passengers

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The federal government was on
Thursday ambushed by
passengers of Abuja-Kaduna rail
line and persuaded to bring
down the train fare to N500 for
economy class from the N600 it pegged it at with first class going
for N900.
The Minister of Transportation,
Mr Chubuike Amaechi who was
ambushed by the passengers
while on inspection of the rail line, could not but submit to the
plea of the passengers who
were at the stations in their
numbers.
Amaechi who led a team of All
Progressives Congress (APC) with the National Chairman of
Chief John Odigie Oyegun, on
inspection tour of the train from
Idu station to Jere station and
back to Idu in preparation for
the flagging off the Abuja- Kaduna rail line come Tuesday
by President Muhammadu
Buhari.
Amaechi in consideration of the
plea by passengers reduced the
train ticket from N600 for economy to N500