The Minister for Transportation, Rótìmí Chibuike Amaechi, defied the heavy downpour in Lagos, Ogun and Oyo States to undertake his monthly inspection of the Lagos-Ibadan Railway System projects. The railway tracks have been completed except for the extra appendage which is planned to connect to the coastline of Apapa. The inspection commenced from the Ebute Metta mega station through the Wole Soyinka Station in Abeokuta, to the Obafemi Awolowo Station in Ibadan. Meanwhile, some Rail Stations are near completion while others are still in the midstage of construction. You may download the videos and pictures below to see the stage of completion of the railway stations.
The Ebute Metta Station is dubbed as the biggest in the system thus far. Video credits: Nkeiru Ibeneme
Next is the Agege Station, named as the Babatunde Raji Fashola Station.
The Lateef Jakande Railway Station in Alagbado, close to the Lagos/Ogun border, was next in line to be inspected.
Next stop was the Yemi Osinbajo Railway Station in Kajola, Ogun State.
Next place to be inspected was the Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti Railway Station, Papalanto, Ogun State. Picture in the last frame is showing relay racks for communication and signalling equipment.
Professor Wọlé Soyinka Railway Station was the next to be inspected.
Still within Ogun State, the Aremo Olusegun Osoba station in Olodo, Ogun State.
Coming onto Oyo, the Minister and his entourage inspected Ladoke Akintola Railway Station in Ọmi-Adio, Ibadan, Oyo State
The last port of call was Obafemi Awolowo station in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Videos are courtesy of Nkeiru Ibeneme. Pictures Credit: Federal Ministry of Transportation