Construction Of The Second Light Rail In West African Metropolis Starts

Construction Of The Second Light Rail In West African Metropolis Starts
Lagos State Governor Babajid Sanuru and other guests laid the foundation for the project

On April 15, the first phase of the Lagos Light Rail Red Line Project in West Africa held a groundbreaking ceremony. Lagos State Governor Babajid Sanuru, Deputy Governor Obafemi Hamzart, Frederick Olad Ind, director of the Lagos State Transportation Bureau, and the head of the China Civil Engineering Nigeria Company attended the groundbreaking ceremony and laid the foundation for the project.

The multiple stations along the first phase of the Lagos Light Rail Red Line project undertaken by China Civil Engineering Interchange with the existing bus terminal in Lagos State and the Rye Railway Station under construction, and at the same time lead to Lagos Airport. In the near future, the realization of Lagos State’s “road, rail, and navigation” three-dimensional transportation network will greatly ease the traffic pressure in the central area of the main island of Lagos, which is famous for congestion and improve efficiency of urban road traffic.

In his speech, Sanur pointed out that transportation infrastructure is an important factor in improving people's quality of life, and is the pillar of social and economic development and the main economic driving force. The state government is determined to improve the infrastructure to facilitate the travel of every Lagosian and tourist, while also promoting economic development. Thanks to China Civil Engineering for its continuous contribution to the infrastructure construction of Lagos.

The head of the China Civil Engineering Nigeria Company stated in his speech that since entering the Nigerian market in 1981, China Civil Engineering has consistently adhered to "growth with Nigeria" for 40 years and provided Nigeria with high-quality infrastructure construction. Thanks to the Lagos State Government for its long-term commitment. For the trust in China Civil Engineering, China Civil Engineering will fulfil its responsibility and hand over a satisfactory answer to the Lagos State government and people.

The first phase of the Lagos Light Rail Red Line project is the second light rail line project that China Civil Engineering has won the bid in Lagos after implementing the Lagos Light Rail Blue Line project. Since the construction of the Lagos Light Rail Blue Line project, Chinese civil engineering builders have given full play to the entrepreneurial spirit of “diligence, integrity, and perseverance” during the epidemic, insisting on “epidemic prevention and production” to grasp both hands and do both, winning Lagos Highly affirmed by the state government.

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