A delegation led by former Managing Director of the Nigeria Ports Authority, Arch Aminu Dabo, representing the communities of Dambatta and Makoda, has conveyed their gratitude to the Ministry of Transportation, particularly expressing appreciation to Minister Said Alkali for the approval of a new railway station in Danbatta,Daily Trust reports.
This approval is a pivotal component of the ongoing Kano-Maradi Rail project, aligning with President Bola Tinubu’s Renewed Hope Agenda. The delegation, inclusive of Hon Hamisu Ibrahim Chidari, the representative for Dambatta/Makoda Federal Constituency, specifically acknowledged the Minister for heeding the appeal made by Deputy Senate President, Barau Jubrin CON, in support of the railway station in Dambatta.
Arch Aminu Dabo emphasized that the approval of this railway station marks a significant development that will bring substantial benefits to the local communities and the entire region. He underscored the importance of the Kano-Maradi Rail project as a critical infrastructure initiative designed to enhance transportation and connectivity in the region.
In particular, the inclusion of a railway station in Dambatta is expected to catalyze economic growth, improve transportation access, and generate new opportunities for trade and development in the area.
Dabo commended Deputy Senate President Barau Jubrin CON for his advocacy in favor of the railway station in Dambatta, noting that such efforts are instrumental in ensuring that the needs and aspirations of local communities are met. He praised Jubrin for demonstrating a commitment to representing the interests of his constituents and for championing essential infrastructure projects that contribute to the overall development of the region.
The visit of the Dambatta Makoda communities to the Ministry of Transportation serves as a testament to the positive impact that collaborative efforts between government officials and local representatives can have on addressing the infrastructure needs of communities and fostering regional progress.