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Faulty Train: It is tragic for Nigeria to pay for substandard locomotives- Sen Sani

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The former Senator from Kaduna State, Senator Shehu Sani has lashed out at Nigeria’s government over faulty train locomotives which made passengers along Abuja-Kaduna Rail line stranded recently.

Acccording to the outspoken politician, it is shameful for the country to buy rail equipment from china with huge loans.

Speaking via his Twitter handle, the former Senator said: “Faulty Train Locomotive;Its painful and tragic for Our country to pay for substandard or refurbished locomotives with huge loans.

“The broken down locomotives along Kaduna Abuja is putting the lives of many in danger.The Chinese contractor must replace them at zero cost to the Govt

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has apologised to the passengers over the matter, promising to return the locomotives to China for new ones because they are covered by warranty.