Lagos-Ibadan railway line construction set to begin

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Lagos-Ibadan railway construction set to begin

On Tuesday, Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo shall perform the Ground Breaking ceremony to mark the commencement of the construction of Lagos-Ibadan Railway Line.

The project, which has been awarded to the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, is being jointly funded by the Nigerian and Chinese governments, and will cost about $1.5bn (N458bn).

The new Lagos-Ibadan rail, spanning 156.65 kilometres, is a double line, which is the first phase of a new Lagos-Kano standard gauge line.

The projects should be completed in two years.

Source: Vanguard

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