Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, has on Thursday 10th June, 2021, officially commissioned the 157km double track Lagos-Ibadan standard railway gauge. ayokinews.com reports
The occasion which was gazed by so many big wigs of the Nigerian society had the likes of the Nigerian Ministers of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed, his Youths and Sport Development colleague, Sunday Dare, Minister of State for Transportation Gbemisola Saraki, and the Speaker House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila.
Others are the Chairman of Governors Forum and Governor of Ekiti State Dr Kayode Fayemi, his colleagues from Lagos, Ogun and Oyo States Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Seyi Makinde and Dapo Abiodun.
The event also saw the attendance of the Royal Traditional leaders such as Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, the Lake of Egbaland, Oba Gbadebo and also some highly prominent personalities like the Africa’s first Nobel Laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka and the captains of industries and members of the civil society.
President Muhammadu Buhari while speaking at the event used the opportunity to express his utmost happiness over the completion and commissioning of the project during his tenure.
The President also reiterated his commitment to the development of more infrastructural facilities in the country while stating that the administration still has more plans for the wellbeing of Nigerians.