President Muhammadu Buhari will do the groundbreaking of the Kaduna to Kano standard gauge on Thursday.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transportation, Magdalene Ajani, disclosed this today in a statement in Abuja.
The statement by Director, Press and Public Relations of the Ministry of Transportation, Eric Orjiekwe, said the event would be held at Zawaciki in Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area of Kano State at 10.a.m.
According to the permanent secretary, the project will further boost President Muhammadu Buhari’s programme of linking the country through rail in order to enhance the economic growth of the nation.
The permanent secretary added that major players in the transport sector have been invited for the occasion.