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Buhari to commission Lagos-Ibadan rail project Thursday



President Muhammadu Buhari will visit Lagos on Thursday to commission the 156 kilometre Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line.

The Personal Assistant on New Media to the President, Bashir Ahmad, disclosed this on his Facebook page on Wednesday.

He wrote: “Construction started in March 2017, and test-running commenced in December 2020.

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“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.

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

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