The government in its explanation said that the delay was due to disruption by trucks going in and out of the port complex.
Minister Amaechi has stated that the delay in the commissioning of the Lagos-Ibadan railway project is due to the surge of coronavirus infections.
Amaechi disclosed that the Lagos-Ibadan railway will be commissioned in January 2021 by President Buhari.
The Federal Government has approved $3 billion for the construction of Port Harcourt-Maiduguri railway.
The Minister has assured Nigerians that the Lagos-Ibadan railway line will be completed in the next few months.
Speaking during a televised interview, Minister Rotimi Amaechi has highlighted the benefits of the proposed Kano-Niger rail line.
The Federal Government has approved the sum of $1.96billion for the construction of Kano-Maradi railway.
Amaechi said that 560 Chinese and 20,000 Nigerians were hired to work in the construction of the Lagos-Ibadan rail.
Coronavirus pandemic has come to stay, CCECC to come up with measures of completing the rail project.
Amaechi wants the National Assembly to allow Nigeria to get the $5.3 billion loan from China.