Yobe state Governor and Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, has commended the Federal government for the proposed Buni Yadi-Damaturu-Gashua railway line.
According to release signed by the Director General Press and Media Affairs to Governor, Mamman Mohammed said, Governor Buni gave the commendation on Tuesday at the launch of the Eastern narrow gauge railway line in PortHarcourt.
Governor Buni said the proposed rail line would open up more communities and enhance commercial activities in the state.
He said the railway line would facilitate movement of agricultural products, livestock, goods and services from Yobe state to other states across the country.
Added that it will also enhance movement of other goods and services into the state.
He noted that the approval of the railway line was another dividend of democracy by the Buhari’s administration to the people of Yobe state.
He assured the support of government and people of the state for successful execution of the project.