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LASG in talks with Ogun to extend Blue Line to Agbara as Phase 2 construction progresses

The Lagos State Government is in discussions with the Ogun State Government to extend Phase 2 of the Blue Line metro rail, currently under construction from Mile 2 to Okokomaiko, further into Agbara in neighboring Ogun State.

This announcement was made by Engr. Olasukanmi Okusaga, Director of Rail Transport at the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority (LAMATA), during an inspection of the ongoing construction project by the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC), alongside other Authority officials.

Naijaonpoint obtained this information from a statement shared on LAMATA’s official X (formerly Twitter) account on Tuesday.

Furthermore, ... noted that the project, awarded in 2023, is expected to take three years to complete.

It will include six stations in Festac, Alakija, Trade Fair, Volkswagen, LASU, and Okokomaiko, along with three bridges in Maza Maza, Satellite Town, and LASU. This phase covers a 14-kilometer stretch.

Additionally, there are plans to construct a depot in Okokomaiko.