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Lagos Red Line Rail Project Ready For Commissioning, Says Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday announced that the Red Line Rail project, covering Agbado to Otto, is finally ready for commissioning.

Sanwo-Olu, who shared the news on his Instagram page, said the announcement comes after a productive meeting with the contractor, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) in Beijing.

During the meeting, Governor Sanwo-Olu and CCECC leadership reaffirmed their dedication to completing the second phase of the Blue Line Rail project as well. This collaboration, according to the Governor, paves the way for an integrated rail system that will benefit Lagosians for years to come.

Expressing gratitude for CCECC’s collaboration and the support of other partners, Governor Sanwo-Olu assured Lagosians that the promise of improved transportation is fast becoming a reality. He confidently stated that the “traffic and transportation challenges will soon be history.”

Governor Sanwo-Olu also confirmed that discussions about the 4th Mainland Bridge Project took place during the Beijing meeting, and construction is expected to begin soon.

The governor said, “Exciting times for Lagos. I am delighted to announce that the Red Line Rail project covering Agbado to Otto is ready for commissioning. With its inauguration just weeks away, we are set to provide more relief for commuters. This significant milestone is a testament to our commitment to enhancing transportation for millions of Lagos residents.

“During a productive meeting with the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation in Beijing, we reiterated our dedication to completing the Blue Line Rail project’s second phase. This trip was important to meet with the leadership and finalise our plans for an integrated system that will work for Lagosians as we commit to a long-term partnership.

“We are grateful for the collaboration with CCECC and the support of our partners in realising this transformative project. Our promise to over twenty-two million Lagosians is fast becoming a reality. The traffic and transportation challenges will soon be history as we move forward. We also had discussions pertaining to the 4th Mainland Bridge, and it is certain that this project will begin shortly.

“As we eagerly await the official commissioning, I’m pleased to share that HE President Bola Tinubu has agreed to grace the occasion, heralding the launch of the Red Line Rail for commercial operations. Lagos will continue to work for us all, and that’s a promise we intend to keep fulfilling.”

Expressing gratitude for CCECC’s collaboration and the support of other partners, Governor Sanwo-Olu assured Lagosians that the promise of improved transportation is fast becoming a reality. He confidently stated that the “traffic and transportation challenges will soon be history.”

Governor Sanwo-Olu also confirmed that discussions about the 4th Mainland Bridge Project took place during the Beijing meeting, and construction is expected to begin soon.

The governor said, “Exciting times for Lagos. I am delighted to announce that the Red Line Rail project covering Agbado to Otto is ready for commissioning. With its inauguration just weeks away, we are set to provide more relief for commuters. This significant milestone is a testament to our commitment to enhancing transportation for millions of Lagos residents.

“During a productive meeting with the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation in Beijing, we reiterated our dedication to completing the Blue Line Rail project’s second phase. This trip was important to meet with the leadership and finalise our plans for an integrated system that will work for Lagosians as we commit to a long-term partnership.

“We are grateful for the collaboration with CCECC and the support of our partners in realising this transformative project. Our promise to over twenty-two million Lagosians is fast becoming a reality. The traffic and transportation challenges will soon be history as we move forward. We also had discussions pertaining to the 4th Mainland Bridge, and it is certain that this project will begin shortly.

“As we eagerly await the official commissioning, I’m pleased to share that HE President Bola Tinubu has agreed to grace the occasion, heralding the launch of the Red Line Rail for commercial operations. Lagos will continue to work for us all, and that’s a promise we intend to keep fulfilling.”

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