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A Chieftain of the All Progressive Party APC from Bauchi State and Nigeria’s current Ambassador to Germany has said the APC is investing in vital infrastructure projects that are not only engendering economic development but also improving overall human indices in Nigeria.
He made the assertion during the revalidation and registration exercise in Udobo, Gamawa local government area of Bauchi State to revalidate his membership of the All Progressives Congress APC.
“President Muhammadu Buhari has recorded milestones in the provision of infrastructure that has been unprecedented in our recent history, the completion of the Abuja-Kaduna rail line, Lagos-Ibadan rail line, the second Niger bridge, amongst several others”
He further stated that the Federal Government has attracted funding from the German state bank KfW, European export credit agencies and Africa Finance in a venture that will see Mota-Engil constructing the 283km line connecting Kano with Maradi in Niger Republic .
The rail line will also cover other cities such as Danbatta, Kazaure, Daura, Mashi, Katsina and Jibiya.
“This rail project is expected to boost commerce in the region and aid in establishing Nigeria as an export hub” he added.
He appealed to old members to come out and revalidate their membership of the party, while he urged new members to register and join the APC in order to bolster the membership base of the party. The exercise which started on the 9th is expected to last for two weeks.
Ambassador Yusuf Maitama Tuggar represented Gamawa from Bauchi State in the House of Representatives from 2007 to 2011. He is currently Nigeria’s Ambassador to Germany, appointed in the year 2017 by President Muhammadu Buhari.