NRC Faces Significant Rail Clip Losses to Vandalism – MD

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Mr. Fidet Okhiria, has reported a substantial loss of over 150,000 rail clips due to persistent vandalism along railway tracks across the country between 2022 and 2023.
Okhiria disclosed this during an end-of-the-year media briefing in Lagos. He noted that each of the Lagos-Ibadan, Warri-Itakpe, and Abuja-Kaduna standard gauge tracks experienced over 50,000 clips vandalized during the mentioned period.
The NRC has been engaging in constant sensitization efforts to educate communities about the consequences of such acts on the country’s rail network growth.
Okhiria expressed concerns about ongoing vandalism and emphasized the need for protective measures to safeguard the tracks.

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