The light was never restored till the President’s departure . Buhari, in his speech, commended the Chinese Government and its construction firm that handled the project (CCCEC) as well as the China Exim bank for the conclusion of the project.
Buhari said : ‘’ The project will impact on the people in terms of better transportation, job creation and enhance their social lives . ” However , the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has flayed Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC ) for allegedly attempting to claim credit for the rail project .
In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary , Kola Ologbondiyan , the PDP said : “ Nigerians are aware that the project was conceptualised , initiated and policy – propelled by the PDP .