Sanwo-Olu Completes Blue Line Rail in Lagos After 4 Decades, Photos Emerge
- The governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced the completion of the long-awaited blue line rail in the state
- Jubril Gawat, an aide to the governor, announced the completion of the infrastructure and test run by the governor from the national theatre terminal to Marina
- The governor disclosed that the commissioning will be done by President Muhammadu Buhari in January 2023
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Marina, Lagos - Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the governor of Lagos state, completed the Blue Line Rail in the state on Wednesday, December 21.
Jubril Gawat, a senior aide to the governor disclosed this on his Twitter handle, noting that the first phase of the infrastructure projects (Marina to Mile 2) has been completed and inaugurated on Wednesday.
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Recall that the blue line is one of the 7 Lagos metro rail lines the state has embarked upon, it spanned from Marina to Okokomaiko.
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In another update, the governor's aide disclosed that Sanwo-Olu was at the national theatre station of the Blue Line Rail to signal the completion of the infrastructure.
See his post here:
Sanwo-Olu alongside other dignitaries including the representatives of the China Engineering and Construction Corporation (CCECC) boarded the rail for a test run from the national theatre station to Marina.
Sanwo-Olu reveals when Lagos rail line will start working
The excited governor disclosed that the commissioning of the rail line will be done by President Muhammadu Buhari in January 2023, noting that the aspiration of the state to have an integrated transportation system is becoming a reality.
Prior to the ride, Sanwo-Olu said the test run is to ensure that everything is in order
Speaking prior to the train ride, the Lagos State governor explained that the test run is to ensure that everything is in order ahead of the commencement of commercial operations on the train.
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