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FG certifies Lagos Blue Rail as safe

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The Federal Ministry of Transportation has certified the Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LRMT) as safe for passenger operations.

This information was contained in a statement released by the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) in Lagos on Thursday.

According to the statement, the certification came after Engr. Abdulrahaman B. Yusuf, the Government Inspector of Railway from the Federal Ministry of Transportation painfully audited the rail infrastructure of the Blue Rail.

Engr. Yusuf declared,

Responding to the certification of the Blue Rail as safe for passenger operations, the managing director of LAMATA, Engr. Abimbola Akinajo said it was a validation of the strict supervision regime that was put in place during the construction of the project.

She further disclosed that the Lagos State government was dedicated to ensuring the rail infrastructure was properly maintained to last many generations.

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FG certifies Blue Rail as safe for passenger operation.

The Blue Line commenced limited passenger operations on 4th September 2023 and has since moved about 20,000 passengers.

Managing Director of Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA), Engr. Abimbola Akinajo said the certification of the infrastructure was a validation of the strict supervision regime put in place during the construction of the project.

She stated that proper maintenance of the infrastructure and rolling stock will be given priority.

 

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