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Abuja-kaduna Speed Rail : Separating Facts From Fiction & Lies From The Truth by YouthsPC0: 4:30pm On Jul 26, 2016
As General Mohammadu Buhari commissions the Abuja - Kaduna high speed rail project it has become imperative set the records straight not just for history and for humanity sake but most importantly to prevent the attempt by drunk and misguided paid lairs to steal from a man with vision and give the stolen property to a clueless man without direction.

Many have claimed that the Abuja -Kaduna high speed was Initially conceived by Obasanjo the claim is false .
The truth is that under Obasanjo, a consortium submitted a for a RAIL (std guage) project which included the Kaduna- Abuja rail line unfortunately despite initial high interest shown by Obasanjo, the Owu chief dumped the project in pursuit of his third term agenda which unfortunately hit the rocks thanks to Atiku ,Ken Nnamani and Ghali Umar Na'Abba.

When the same idea was submitted to Yardua/Jonathan they accepted it, Although Yardua later died Jonathan pursued it with vigor and commenced its construction and pursued it to conclusion.

Simon Kolawole former editor of Thisday and now publisher of Cable expressly confirms the fact that President Jonathan was the initiator of the project.

Source :
https://www.thecable.ng/kpmg-nigerias-high-speed-rail-world-class

Even Buhari state House website still has the records .

http://www.statehouse.gov.ng/index.php/government/78-featured/108-railway

Obasanjo had nothing to do with it!, people confuse the Abuja light rail project(intra city)whose ground breaking was performed by Obasanjo with the Abuja-Kaduna rail project .

It is imperative to note that apart of the grass clearing (tagged official ground breaking in 2007) for the intracity project Obasanjo never did anything to actualise the dream. the intracity project was originally linked to the Abuja's bid to host the Commonwealth Games in 2014 which never happened!


See source

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abuja_Light_Rail




GEJ also ensured that the Abuja-Kaduna high speed rail project did not suffer like most government projects, hence when budget provisions could not meet up with counterpart funding levels SURE-P a creation of Jonathan from subsidy Savings came to the rescue

Tinubus Nation newspaper corroborates this :

http://thenationonlineng.net/sure-p-sure-of-abuja-kaduna-railway-date/


Despites starting the project from scratch ,In just 3 years(2014) Jonathan had achieved 70% completion

http://allafrica.com/stories/201312091891.html



The only project that received more attention under Jonathan apart from the Federal University/ Almajiri school project & Rice Farming was this high speed rail. project.

http://nigeriannewspapers.disnaija.com/sun/fg-commissions-n136-392b-abuja-kaduna-railway/


Unfortunately APC chieftains who are shamelessly taking selfies with the project were the ones who claimed the coaches were locomotives.


1. Amaechi Buharis Campaign Director General and current minister of transport:


Hear Amaechi in His own words:

“In fact, I think we have a problem; most people don’t believe that the railway transport is functioning in Nigeria. I didn’t even know, until I started this tour, I never knew that the railway was functioning, it was even from his (MD’s) speech that I learnt that there are some coaches or services that go to Kano or Port Harcourt or elsewhere.

http://dailypost.ng/2015/12/16/i-never-knew-railway-transport-still-existed-in-nigeria-amaechi/


Tolu Ogunlesi : Buharis aide on new media

Stated that the Abuja - Kaduna rail project did not exist , he even went as far as posting pictures of a open field where he claimed a taxi driver took him to to buttress his lies!
Today the young man is tweeting pictures all over the place showing Buhari commissioning a project he earlier claimed did not exist !

His handle : www.twitter.com/toluogunlesi

APC as a party claimed the transformation of the rail sector only existed in the imagination of the former president today they are taking selfies inside another mans idea


Source:

APC Campaign Faults Jonathan’s Achievement On Railway, Says ‘Transformation’ Claim Fraudulent, Product Of Over-Active Imagination

http://www.informationng.com/2015/02/apc-campaign-faults-jonathans-achievement-on-railway-says-transformation-claim-fraudulent-product-of-over-active-imagination.html

Winners:

1. Nigerians : we now have a world class rail system we can all be proud of

2. Former President Jonathan : his vision of a world class rail transport is gradually being fulfilled, and for finally giving general Buhari one thing to commission in his second year In Office


3. General Buhari : for not allowing the Demon's that made him cancel the Lagos Metro rail project in 1983 prevail this time


They said PDP destroyed Nigeria I agree with them because this rail project is part of the "destruction".


Supervising painting takes effort so if Amaechi decides to take glory for that no problems even the devil can't take that away from the Buhari administration but that was all they did supervised the paintings.
but instead of taking glory for their Sidon watch painting expedition they used the occasion to insult the Man that conceived and built the structure what a world ?

We hope that there will be something done and something to complete when. General Buhari complete his 4 year tenure as President.

May God continue to Bless Nigeria!!!!

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Re: Abuja-kaduna Speed Rail : Separating Facts From Fiction & Lies From The Truth by sarrki(m): 4:33pm On Jul 26, 2016
We Don ear

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Re: Abuja-kaduna Speed Rail : Separating Facts From Fiction & Lies From The Truth by kalus(m): 4:36pm On Jul 26, 2016
noted

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Re: Abuja-kaduna Speed Rail : Separating Facts From Fiction & Lies From The Truth by OKKO(m): 4:48pm On Jul 26, 2016
This is well researched, you need FP for your effort.

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Re: Abuja-kaduna Speed Rail : Separating Facts From Fiction & Lies From The Truth by rottennaija(m): 4:57pm On Jul 26, 2016
Doing the needful before reading
Re: Abuja-kaduna Speed Rail : Separating Facts From Fiction & Lies From The Truth by dollarathe(m): 4:58pm On Jul 26, 2016
radarada

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Re: Abuja-kaduna Speed Rail : Separating Facts From Fiction & Lies From The Truth by aljazira: 5:01pm On Jul 26, 2016
Commendable. I salute GEJ for this project.
However, what I hate in all this drama is the unnecessary drama associated with it.somebody initiated/completed the Lagos-Kano rail project. Built Abuja city,built our stadiums,federal roads,universities,even state house Abuja.etc..... so what is so special about the Abuja-Kaduna rail line? Government come and go but institutions /system still remains. God bless Nigeria.

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Re: Abuja-kaduna Speed Rail : Separating Facts From Fiction & Lies From The Truth by superstar1(m): 5:02pm On Jul 26, 2016
Another lie from the pit of hell.

Who started the Rail Reform in this country?

Who paid the mobilisation fees for rail projects to the contracted company?

Jokers.

The bottom line remains PMB commissioned that project and his name will forever be on the commissioning plaque.

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Re: Abuja-kaduna Speed Rail : Separating Facts From Fiction & Lies From The Truth by osile2012: 5:11pm On Jul 26, 2016
[size=18pt]In that Case, #ThankYouGej.[/size]

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Re: Abuja-kaduna Speed Rail : Separating Facts From Fiction & Lies From The Truth by obailala(m): 5:54pm On Jul 26, 2016
YouthsPC0:


We hope that there will be something done and something to complete when. General Buhari complete his 4 year tenure as President.
May God continue to Bless Nigeria!!!!

Kudos to GEJ for building the Kaduna-Abuja rail. Glory must be given to the regime that financed the bulk of the project. But you would be living in unnecessary self denial if you claim OBJ's regime did not initiate the Nigerian Rail Modernisation Projects. At least I remember the original contracts with CCECC were signed as far back as 2006, even though we all know the job was cancelled for review after Yaradua took over.

http://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/93550-govt_approves_lagos_ibadan_rail.html
http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/abuja-kaduna-rail-line/

Kudos also to PMB for seeing that the project was accomplished, and for vehemently insisting against all odds that the other phases of the railway modernisation plan (i.e. Calabar-Lagos-Kano) shall proceed

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Re: Abuja-kaduna Speed Rail : Separating Facts From Fiction & Lies From The Truth by hakimmiyya: 5:59pm On Jul 26, 2016
We thank Pmb for been magnanimous enough to continue with the project. He could have abandoned the project .Just the way the prodigal son of the south east Gej abandoned the federal government counterparts funding of the Lagos speed rail, in order to stall the effort of Lagos state government. Accomplishing the record of buildings the first speed rail that could have been of immense benefits to Nigeria and her neighboring countries.Therefore,i give kudos to president Muhammadu buhari for his love for the country for not choosing to stall the project like the prodigal son of the south east Gej.

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Re: Abuja-kaduna Speed Rail : Separating Facts From Fiction & Lies From The Truth by titiakins: 6:53pm On Jul 26, 2016
Kudos GEJ



You'll be remembered forever!

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Re: Abuja-kaduna Speed Rail : Separating Facts From Fiction & Lies From The Truth by Integrityfarms(m): 6:54pm On Jul 26, 2016
Truth is bitter and can't be suppressed ! But the Zombies and Afonjas are allergic to anything GEJ!

#GODBLESSGEJ

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Re: Abuja-kaduna Speed Rail : Separating Facts From Fiction & Lies From The Truth by Millermilli: 6:54pm On Jul 26, 2016
Using this trend to welcome myself back to nairaland

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Re: Abuja-kaduna Speed Rail : Separating Facts From Fiction & Lies From The Truth by BlackSeptember: 6:54pm On Jul 26, 2016
The Op said everything so i will just say





]God bless Gej

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Re: Abuja-kaduna Speed Rail : Separating Facts From Fiction & Lies From The Truth by princeakins(m): 6:54pm On Jul 26, 2016
Re: Abuja-kaduna Speed Rail : Separating Facts From Fiction & Lies From The Truth by BlackSeptember: 6:55pm On Jul 26, 2016
hakimmiyya:
We thank Pmb for been magnanimous enough to continue with the project. He could have abandoned the project .Just the way the prodigal son of the south east Gej abandoned the federal government counterparts funding of the Lagos speed rail, in order to stall the effort of Lagos state government. Accomplishing the record of buildings the first speed rail that could have been of immense benefits to Nigeria and her neighboring countries.Therefore,i give kudos to president Muhammadu buhari for his love for the country for not choosing to stall the project like the prodigal son of the south east Gej.
zombie

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Re: Abuja-kaduna Speed Rail : Separating Facts From Fiction & Lies From The Truth by Earth2Metahuman: 6:56pm On Jul 26, 2016
I commend Jonathan for this


I also blame him for bad economy .

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Re: Abuja-kaduna Speed Rail : Separating Facts From Fiction & Lies From The Truth by em3r4ld(m): 6:56pm On Jul 26, 2016
APC & propaganda be like Rice & stew.!! Politicians (APC + PDP) Na to leave dis country for una remain cos e don dey tire d saner populace already.

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Re: Abuja-kaduna Speed Rail : Separating Facts From Fiction & Lies From The Truth by FreeWorld23: 6:56pm On Jul 26, 2016
No time to read nonsense.
The train should serve its purpose thats all.

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Re: Abuja-kaduna Speed Rail : Separating Facts From Fiction & Lies From The Truth by franciskaine(m): 6:57pm On Jul 26, 2016
All these are trash and inconsequential to be taken seriously. Any govt that starts a project without putting finishing touches to it shouldn't take the glory. For more than 5yrs a man cannot finish a simple project despite the huge revenue accrued to his govt. A project which ordinarily shouldn't have taken up to such duration. For the records, Buhari has a right to abandon that project on the altar of paucity of funds, but out of his love for fatherland above personal gains gave his best to seeing that the project was completed. I GIVE IT ALL TO BUHARI!!!

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Re: Abuja-kaduna Speed Rail : Separating Facts From Fiction & Lies From The Truth by Kaybee14(m): 6:57pm On Jul 26, 2016
It is noted OP. That is the result of continuity irrespective of the political affiliations.

The maintenance of this gigantic project must be handled very well so that it will continue to serve well meaning Nigerians effectively for so many years to come.

It is our joy to witness more dividends of democracy.

May God continue to bless Nigeria.

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Re: Abuja-kaduna Speed Rail : Separating Facts From Fiction & Lies From The Truth by anonimi: 6:58pm On Jul 26, 2016
Thank you OP.
Below is a thread from Dec. 2014 i.e. five months before Jonathan handed over to Buhari for those who still choose to believe the lies from the deepest parts of hell spread by the assembly of witches and wizards called All ProgreTHIEF Criminals, APC party.


shift15:
My trip to Abuja-Kaduna Rail Project.
You can be the judge....



















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Re: Abuja-kaduna Speed Rail : Separating Facts From Fiction & Lies From The Truth by papinx(m): 6:58pm On Jul 26, 2016
grin
Re: Abuja-kaduna Speed Rail : Separating Facts From Fiction & Lies From The Truth by bejeiodus(m): 6:58pm On Jul 26, 2016
APC and their revisionism....But I still don't understand the fuss about who started it or who completed it. Are politicians not elected into office to serve the people? The rail line was built to serve Nigerians. Commuters don't give a care about who started or completed the project. They are just happy to see their their taxes being put to good use.

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Re: Abuja-kaduna Speed Rail : Separating Facts From Fiction & Lies From The Truth by flamingREED(m): 7:00pm On Jul 26, 2016
Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter:








Fear God and keep His commandments.

For this is the whole duty of man_

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Re: Abuja-kaduna Speed Rail : Separating Facts From Fiction & Lies From The Truth by sheunsheun(m): 7:00pm On Jul 26, 2016
I smh for our youth, is this really necessary?

Most project were left unattended to, by succeeding administration, you kept mute about that, but you can shout about this right?

Abi Gej used his papa money do am? undecided

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Re: Abuja-kaduna Speed Rail : Separating Facts From Fiction & Lies From The Truth by Stegomiah: 7:00pm On Jul 26, 2016
CREDIT TO JONATHAN

BUHARI FINALLY COMMISSIONED A PROJECT THAT IS NOT EVEN HIS DOING

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Re: Abuja-kaduna Speed Rail : Separating Facts From Fiction & Lies From The Truth by sholatech(m): 7:00pm On Jul 26, 2016
Thank you again GEJ. Your legacies go on and on and on!

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Re: Abuja-kaduna Speed Rail : Separating Facts From Fiction & Lies From The Truth by waledeji(m): 7:00pm On Jul 26, 2016
OP you can now sleep well tonight abi? Clap for yourself OP grin grin

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