Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has issued a directive for a thorough cleanup of the 37-kilometer-long Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LRMT) Red Line project corridor, in preparation for its impending completion. He has instructed the immediate removal of illegal traders and trespassers along the rail tracks,Daily Trust reports.
During an inspection of the project sites, Governor Sanwo-Olu revealed that the Red Line project is expected to be operational by December. This ambitious project, initiated and initiated under his administration, is being executed by the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA). The rail route commences at Agbado and concludes at the Oyingbo area of Lagos.
Accompanied by his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, and several cabinet members, the governor embarked on a comprehensive tour, commencing at Agbado, which marks the boundary with Ogun State. Subsequently, they visited terminals located in Iju, Agege, Ikeja, Yaba, and other significant points before addressing the press at Ebute Metta.
Governor Sanwo-Olu emphasized that the project will not be made accessible to the public until all stations are fully furnished and safety measures are thoroughly implemented.