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Amaechi Speaks On Asking Igbo To Denounce Biafra Earlier than Developing Railway In Southeast

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has denied a remark credited to him that he vowed by no means to build any railway mission within the Southeast till the Igbos denounce the request for Biafra secession from Nigeria.

Naija Information stories {that a} Twitter consumer, Elvis Chinedu (@ElvisChunedu12), had quoted the Minister as pronouncing that quite than setting up a railway within the Southeast area of the rustic, he would help the Almajiris within the northern a part of the rustic.

“I will be able to by no means assemble any railway in South East till the Igbos reject BIAFRA and include one NIGERIA,” the Twitter consumer had quoted Amaechi to have mentioned, including that, “As an alternative of creating any railway, I will be able to use the cash to assist Alamajiri within the north.”

On the other hand, the transportation minister, who hails from Rivers State, south-south Nigeria, temporarily refuted the remark and described it as “faux”.

In the meantime, Amaechi is a governor of Rivers State and is recently serving a 2d time period because the Minister of Transportation in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cupboard.

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