Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured that the Lagos Metro Rail Lines under construction in the state would commence operation this year.
The governor said this on Monday, Jan 3, after a tour of the train project from Ikeja where the Red Line begins to Yaba, Ebute Meta and finally to Marina.
The Blue Metro system commences from Okokomaiko and terminates at Marina while the Red Line begins from Agbado to Marina.
Sanwo-Olu along with his entourage went on a tour of the project that lasted more than three hours.
Speaking with journalists shortly after the tour, Sanwo-Olu explained that the monitoring of the project would be done quarterly until it is completed.
He commended the contractors for working as scheduled, assuring that work on the project would be delivered as promised.
The governor added: “Our promise is on course, we are believing before the end of this year, we will see trains on top of these tracks. That is our commitment but we will continue to monitor and check ourselves