Breaking: Rehabilitation of Itakpe-Ajaokuta Rail Passes Final Acceptance

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SWITZERLAND, JUNE 10 – The rehabilitation of Itakpe – Ajaokuta Rail Line, Construction of 12 Station Buildings and Permanent Way (Track Works) in Agbor Facility Yard has recently passed final acceptance, Today’s Echo has gathered.

This was revealed by the company handling the project, China-based CCECC in a statement on Wednesday.

Today’s Echo gathers that Final Acceptance (FA), is an owner’s acceptance of the facility or project from the contractor after the entire work is completed, tested and inspected in accordance with the contract requirements. When the Final Acceptance is achieved, owner releases the Final Acceptance certificate to the contractor, and the plant is a permanently handed over to the owner.

The successful completion of the project will significantly facilitate travel for local residents, provide a large number of employment opportunities for locals, and boost the industrialization and economic development in the towns along the route.

“Facing this critical period, every effort to prevent the spread of the pandemic and resumption of work in an orderly manner has been made. All hard work has paid off so far with the completion of all contents of the project, a result that has satisfied the locals,” the CCECC said.

During the acceptance process, the owner – Federal Ministry of Transportation of Nigeria and the consulting company fully affirmed the construction quality of the project, and unanimously praised it as another landmark in the construction of the Nigerian railway.

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