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FG to inaugurate Lagos-Ibadan railway project

All is set for the commissioning of the Lagos Ibadan standard gauge railway modernization project tomorrow.


At a final inspection of the project today by the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, and the Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun who was received at the Abeokuta station, promised that the Ogun State government would complement what the Federal Government was doing to facilitate the transportation of goods and services.

Prince Abiodun noted that with two freight stations along the rail corridor, manufacturing activities would be enhanced.

The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi expressed satisfaction over the entire project and said all was ready for the commissioning of the project tomorrow.

President Muhammadu Buhari will perform the ceremony at eleven o clock in the morning at the Apapa station.

The Lagos Ibadan standard gauge rail modernization project which began in 2017 cost the federal government 1.5 billion dollars and has a total of eleven stations.

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