*Says Warri to experience economic boom
The Member Representing Warri Federal Constituency at the Federal House of Representatives, Abuja, Hon. Chief Thomas Ereyitomi JP has expressed excitement over the inauguration of the Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri rail line by President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday September 29, 2020 at the rail way Auxiliary facility yard named after former President Goodluck Jonathan, Owa-Oyibu in Ika North East, Delta State.
Chief Ereyitomi pointed out that with the official commissioning of the 326 kilometres rail line network connecting Delta , Edo to Kogi states goods coming through Warri ports will be easily evacuated as FG is highly committed to open the businesses in the area and decongest the Lagos port which is becoming sources of worry to Nigerians.
The Warri National Assembly member noted that Warri Federal Constituency is glad over the inauguration of the rail way line, adding that he’s working hard in making sure federal government revive koko port in Warri North LGA to full operational state and as well as extend the rail network up to that area for easy importation and usage as the water channel is closer to Lagos.
Chief Ereyitomi who is also the Deputy Chairman House committee on Niger Delta Commission, NDDC revealed that the rail line has strong potential for stimulating socio-economic activities and bringing succour to low income earners within Warri federal and across.
He assured his constituents of Warri South , Warri North and Warri South-West LGAs of his determination in attracting federal government presence to the area, he praised President Buhari for seeing to the completion of the project.
Rep Ereyitomi commended the youths for their corporation and peaceful disposition in making sure the projects were completed with out hitches as well as Governor Okowa for creating enabling environment. He appealed to importers and private business owners to take advantage and patronise the rail way as means of transportation to link Abuja and other parts of the North faster and convenient.