Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Advertisements

News

President Muhammadu Buhari visits Lagos to commission projects

President Muhammadu Buhari is in Lagos for the commissioning of some projects by the Federal Government.

There is a heavy presence of security operatives in some parts of the commercial city based on the President’s visit.

He is currently at Ebutte Meta Terminal of the Nigerian Railway Corporation for the commissioning ceremony of the Lagos Ibadan rail project and the flag off of commercial operations.

Advertisements

Governors including Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State; Seyi Makinde of Oyo State; Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State; Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State are present at the event.

Also, Nobel Laureate Prof Wole Soyinka; Minister of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola; Minister of Information Lai Mohammed, and several other dignitaries are also at the event.

Thereafter, he is expected to proceed to the Energy Nature Light Terminal of the Apapa Port to further commission the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure, otherwise known as the Deep Blue Project.

Presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday.

“Construction started in March 2017, and test-running commenced in December 2020,” he wrote on his Facebook page.

President Muhammadu Buhari

“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.”

The 156km Lagos—Ibadan standard gauge railway line in Lagos is the first double-track standard gauge rail in West Africa,

It is also the first Nigerian railway line to be started and finished by the same government, since 1960.

President Buhari’s last visit to Lagos was on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, during the tenure of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.

During the visit, Buhari inaugurated some projects which include the Institute of Maternal and Child Health at Ayinke House; an ultra-modern 170-bed Obstetrics and Gynaecology specialist hospital located within the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital and Lagos Theatre at Oregun, Lagos.

The President also inaugurated the Oshodi Interchange terminal for a modern transportation hub; 822 high capacity mass transit buses; and a 10-lane world standard international airport road.

Advertisements
Written By

I am a woman who is passionate about empowering other women to live their best lives and be free from unhealthy societal expectations. I'm a journalist and a columnist with a reputable media house. I educate, inspire and encourage women to embrace their uniqueness fully. I am a mother to an intelligent girl. I love perfumes.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like

Feminine Health

Do you know that those pineapple skin peels you throw away have health benefits that your body needs? Pineapple is one of the most...

Feminine Health

Many women are dealing with sagging breasts. Even though they always want to look good and have enviable bodies, they find it nearly impossible...

Feminine Health

Many women may not like the pungent, lingering smell of raw garlic but they cannot deny that this heavy duty spice is a health...

Social Media Sparks

Facebook is an interesting place. You will meet different kinds of people on Facebook. On that street called Facebook, you will find the good,...

Heart Matters

If you must be a side chick, you must follow the side chick code of conduct. This is because being the other woman is...

Thoughts and opinions

Dear woman, if someone’s absence brings you peace, you didn’t lose the person, your life just got better. You shouldn’t forget this. When I...

Social Media Sparks

The statement: “A rare combination of beauty and brains” is not a compliment. When I read that statement, all I hear is you reiterating...

Parent's Corner

Dear Nigerian parents, teach your daughters that there’s more to life than male attention. Teach them to go through life doing what they want...

Advertisements