Buhari Visits Lagos To Commission Projects (Photo)

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has arrived Lagos .

arrived on Thursday to commission some by .

There is a heavy presence of security operatives some parts of commercial city based on president’ visit.

He is currently at Ebutte Meta Terminal of Nigerian Railway Corporation for commissioning ceremony of Lagos Ibadan rail project and the flag off of commercial operations.

Thereafter, he is expected to proceed to the Energy Nature Light Terminal of the Apapa Port to further commission the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure, otherwise known as the Deep Blue Project.

Presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad disclosed this a statement on Wednesday.

“Construction started March 2017, and test-running commenced December 2020,” he wrote on his Facebook page.

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

“President is committed to developing a modern national railway network that will connect every part of Nigeria, and promote trade, travel, , commerce, and national integration.”

The 156km Lagos—Ibadan standard gauge railway line in Lagos is the first double-track standard gauge rail in West ,

It is also the first Nigerian railway line to be started and finished by the same government, since 1960.

President last visit to Lagos was on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, during the tenure of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.

During the visit, Buhari inaugurated some which include the Institute of Maternal and Child Health at Ayinke House; an ultra-modern 170-bed Obstetrics and Gynaecology specialist hospital located within the Lagos University Teaching Hospital and Lagos Theatre at Oregun, Lagos.

also inaugurated the Oshodi Interchange terminal for a modern hub; 822 high capacity mass transit buses; and a 10-lane world standard international airport road.

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