The Federal Government of Nigeria has revealed that business tasks started on the Lagos-Ibadan rail line earlier today, Monday, December 7, 2020.
This exposure was unveiled by the Special Assistant to President Buhari on Digital and New Media, Mr. Tolu Ogunlesi in a proclamation through his official Twitter account.
Mr. Ogunlesi clarified in the explanation that the rail line will leave on just one return trip every day, as the takeoff for Ibadan from Lagos will be at 8 am, while that for Lagos from Ibadan will be at 4 pm.
He added that the rail line would not work at limit during the primary period of business activities which begins today.
Mr. Tolu Ogunlesi in the proclamation stated, “Business activities began the new LagosIbadanRail line earlier today. For the time being, as per the NRC, just one return trip every day, leaving Ibadan at 8am for Lagos and leaving Lagos for Ibadan at 4pm.
“Speed and limit will increment with time. Remember there’s still some development work progressing. It probably won’t hit greatest rates until the line fencing is finished. Tragically in view of some Lagosians’ affection for rail-line promoting.”
What you should know
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, a week ago, while talking in Abuja at the initiation of chose individuals from the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration of Nigeria (CIoTA), unveiled that President Muhammadu Buhari will commission the recently developed Lagos-Ibadan rail line by January 2021.
Notwithstanding, Mr. Amaechi said the $1.6 billion rail venture has been conveyed and its utilization would begin before the official dispatching in January one year from now.
He clarified that the charge which is at standard with that of the Kaduna course is an exchange cost for the conveyance cost of the venture, which is reasonable.