The Federal Government, Through The Ministry Of Niger Delta, Has Signed A Deal With A Firm Based In The United States, Atlanta Global Resources Inc, For The Construction Of A $15bn Rail Project That Will Cover All Nine Niger Delta States.

The Agreement Was Signed On Tuesday At The NDDC Public-Private Partnership Summit In Lagos, With The Theme “Rewind To Rebirth.” Speaking At The Event, Umana Umana, Minister Of Niger Delta Affairs, Stated That The Ppp Was An Initiative Aimed At Attracting Foreign And Private Investors To Fund The Region’s Massive Developmental Challenges, Noting That The Ppp Was Part Of An Action Plan To Reposition The Nddc, The National Economy, And Development.