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President Buhari arrives Lagos for commissioning of rail line

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Lagos for the commissioning of some projects.

He arrived in Lagos in the company of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila.

He was also received by the Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and much other government

The President is expected to commission the 156km Lagos—Ibadan standard gauge railway line in Lagos, Nigeria.

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This is the first double-track standard gauge rail in West Africa and the first Nigerian railway line to be started and completed by the same administration, since 1960.

The Construction actually started in March 2017, and test-running commenced in December 2020.

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.

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