President Buhari arrives Lagos for commissioning of projects (Photos)

June 10, 2021
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President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Lagos for the commissioning of some capital projects in the state.

President Buhari arrives

President Buhari arrives

He was accompanied by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila and they were both received by the Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and other government officials.

The President is expected to commission the 156km Lagos—Ibadan standard gauge railway line in Lagos. It is the first double-track standard gauge rail in West Africa.

President Buhari arrives

President Buhari arrives

It is also the first Nigerian railway line project to be started and completed by the same administration since Nigeria gained independence in 1960.

The project construction began in March 2017 and the test-running process commenced in December 2020.

President Buhari arrives

President Buhari arrives

The Ebute Metta Station, known as the Mobolaji Johnson Station, is the largest railway station in West Africa with a holding capacity of 6000 passengers.

See more photos below,

President Buhari arrives

President Buhari arrives

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