President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in Lagos for the commissioning of Several Jobs by the Federal Government.
There’s a significant presence of security operatives in certain sections of the industrial city dependent on the President’s trip.
He’s now at Ebutte Meta Terminal of the Nigerian Railway Corporation for its commissioning service of the Lagos Ibadan railroad project along with off the flag of industrial operations.
Presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad revealed this in a statement on Wednesday.
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“Construction began in March 2017, also test-running started in December 2020,” he wrote on his Facebook page.
“The Ebute Metta Station, called the Mobolaji Johnson Station, is the biggest railway station in West Africa using a holding potential of 6000 passengers.
“President Buhari is dedicated to creating a contemporary national railroad network which will connect every part of Nigeria, and encourage commerce, tourism, travel, trade, and national integration.”
The 156km Lagos–Ibadan standard gauge railroad in Lagos is your very first double-track standard gauge railroad in West Africa,
It’s also the first Nigerian railroad line to be started and completed with precisely the exact same authorities, because 1960.
President Buhari’s final trip to Lagos was on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, throughout the tenure of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.
Throughout the trip, Buhari inaugurated some jobs Including the Institute of Maternal and Child Health in Ayinke House; an ultra-modern 170-bed Obstetrics and Gynaecology specialist hospital situated in the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital and Lagos Theatre in Oregun, Lagos.
The President also inaugurated the Oshodi Interchange terminal to get a modern transportation hub; 822 high capacity mass transit cycles; along with a 10-lane world regular global airport road.