The Federal Government on Tuesday announced that the construction work on the Lagos-Ibadan rail line project was gradually coming to an end.
It said the project was being finalised as train ride would commence from Iju in Lagos State to Abeokuta in Ogun State by the first week of January 2019.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, who disclosed this while inspecting the rail project alongside some members of the House of Representatives, further stated that the target of the Federal Government was that by the end of January next year, the train service would also start operations in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Amaechi said, “We are gradually coming to the end of the project because we are 6km away from Abeokuta and I have been assured, even though sometimes they may not keep to their promises, that we will be able to ride from Iju to Abeokuta at least by the first week of January. Read more