Ogun state governor, Ibikunle Amosun tested the newly constructed Standard Guage rail line from Lagos to Abeokuta today, Friday, February 8.
The governor was accompanied by the minister of transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, Nobel Laureate, Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, and other dignitaries on the historical journey. The train ride started from Iju, Lagos state on Friday, February 8 and arrived in Abeokuta within an hour. Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, was at the event held in Abeokuta to welcome Governor Amosun and others who tested the ride from Lagos. meanwhile the paramount ruler of Egba, Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, has lauded the federal government over the completion and inauguration of the first phase of the Lagos- Ibadan rail project. The paramount ruler was quoted praising the federal government over what he described as history repeating itself in Egbaland source legit