Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the governor of Lagos, stated that Buhari would commission the first phase of the project (Marina to Mile 2) in January 2023 and also launch construction on phase two at the test run of the first phase of the blue line rail project on December 21. (Mile 2 to Okokomaiko).
The president will visit the state on January 23 and 24, according to Jubril Gawat, the governor’s senior special assistant on new media, who made the announcement on Friday.
Gawat said the projects include the Lekki deep sea port, the blue line rail project designed to run from Mile 2 (on the mainland) to Marina, 32-Metric tons Lagos Rice Mill, Imota, and 18.75km Eleko to Epe T Junction express road.
Others are the John Randle centre for Yoruba culture and history and the groundbreaking for the blue line rail phase 2 (Mile 2 to Okokomaiko).
“President Buhari will be on a 2-day working visit to Lagos state on the 23rd and 24th of January, 2023 to commission various legacy projects,” Gawat wrote on Twitter.