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BREAKING: Buhari Commissions Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge

BREAKING: Buhari Commissions Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge
  • PublishedJune 10, 2021

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday officially commissioned the 157km double track Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge.

It was gathered that the occasion was witnessed by a galaxy of very eminent personalities -they include Ministers of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed, his Youths and Sport Development colleague, Sunday Dare, Minister of State for Transportation Gbemisola Saraki, and Ithe Speaker, House of Representatives 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.
It was Buhari’s first state visit to Lagos is six years and a major major milestone project which linked the nation’s economic capital to Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State and political capital of the Southwest.

President Buhari while speaking expressed happiness that the project which was greeted with pessimism is being inaugurated in the life time of the administration.

He expressed commitment to the ongoing massive infrastructural development across the country.

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