Nigerian Parliament Investigates Rampant Vandalization of Railway Tracks

The House of Representatives Committee on Land Transport has initiated a comprehensive investigation into the rampant vandalization of Nigeria’s railway tracks.

Concerns over the safety and integrity of railway assets have prompted this parliamentary inquiry.

The recent incident involving the movement of coaches from Maiduguri to Jos, coupled with intercepted cases of track sleeper vandalism, underscores the urgent need for intervention. Chairman of the Committee, Rep.

Blessing Onu, emphasized the public’s apprehension regarding the state of Nigeria Railway Corporation’s assets.

By scrutinizing the root causes and consequences of railway track vandalism, the parliament aims to devise effective strategies to mitigate future occurrences.

This legislative action reaffirms the government’s commitment to safeguarding critical infrastructure and ensuring public safety across transportation networks

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