The Eze Ndigbo Ghana, HRM Eze Dr Chukwudi Ihenetu, has congratulated  the Governor  of Lagos State.

His Excellency, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on the commissioning of the RedLine Rail Mass Transit project in the state.President Bola Tinubu has commissioned the Red Line Rail Mass Transit project in Lagos State, marking a significant milestone in the city’s transportation system.

In a statement issued from the revered Obiukwu Obieziokwu palace in Ghana, HRM Dr Ihenetu  described  the rail line project as a milestone in the transformation of Lagos to a Megacity In the same breath. the  Umuduruoha Amigbo Nwagele Imo state-born Royal father equally congratulated  President  Tinubu for being  the president  to commission  the project. Eze Ihenetu  recalled that President Tinubu, while he was Governor of Lagos State, laied the metropolitan  transportation  masterplan, which the successive governors and administration  have  followed tenaciously.

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The Red Rail Line, spanning 37 km and boasting 13 stations, integrates major bus terminals at Oyingbo, Yaba, Oshodi, Ikeja, Ebute Metta, Iju, and Iddo, with a direct link to the international and domestic wings of the Murtala Muhammed Airport. Also, the project holds the capacity to transport an impressive 1.1 million people daily when fully operational.

“I salute President  Tinubu for his transformative vision  for Lagos State, which is gradually  turning the state into the economic powerhouse  of Africa and a respected  mega city  on the global scene.”I also agree with Mr. presidents call that other governors  in the country should  also emulate Lagos’ fine example by establishing a Rail line project in their states so as to provide affordable transportation  scheme for the masses in their states.”