Presidential visit: Buhari commissions new 820 medium/high capacity transport buses in Lagos (Photos)


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President Buhari commissioned new 820 medium/high capacity transport buses during his working visit in Lagos. Check out photos of the buses at the event!

President Muhammadu Buhari was in Lagos on April 24th, 2019 on a working visit to commission some projects in the state.

Among the projects lineup for commissioning were the 820 medium/high capacity transport buses – one of the numerous projects executed by the Lagos State Government. This is part of the reform initiative embarked on by the State Government to enhance the lives of residents. The President successfully commissioned the project as scheduled during his visit.

The incumbent Governor of Lagos State, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, stated that the buses are on ground to create ease of transportation for people irrespective of tribe, age, gender or political affiliations. Everyone will be provided a comfortable and reliable means of movement around the commercial hub of Nigeria.


President Buhari and his entourage on one of the buses

Governor Ambode made this known in a tweet:

“The new 820 medium/high capacity Transport Buses is part of our Bus Reform Initiative aimed at making life better for all our people, irrespective of gender, tribe or political leanings by providing a more efficient & comfortable means of moving people around t/ state #PMBInLagos”


Governor Ambode's tweet about the buses

Other projects commissioned by the President on his visit to the state include:

  • The rehabilitated 10-lane Oshodi – Muritala Muhammed International Airport Road
  • The 170-Bed ‘Ayinke House’ (Maternity Hospital)) at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) Ikeja
  • The Lagos State Theatre at Oregun, Ikeja
  • The multi-level Oshodi Transport Interchange along the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway


President Buhari, Governor Ambode and others at the event

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Chris Odogwu is a Content Writer and Journalist. He holds a bachelor's degree in Mass Communication from University of Jos and a master's degree in Mass Communication from University of Lagos. His works have been published in top local and international publications including Forbes, HuffPost, ThriveGlobal, TheNextScoop and Nigeria360 among others. A member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), the thrill he gets from writing about exotic cars feels almost the same as riding in them.

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