Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has launched the Lagos metro train service called the Blue Line Rail by taking the inaugural commercial ride on Monday.
The Governor boarded the train around 9.07 a.m. from the first coach and walked to the seventh coach.
He also took it upon himself to be the ride manager, taking time to explain the requirements to board the train to the people.
He was accompanied by Deputy Governor Obafemi Hamzat, Secretary to the State Government Mrs. Bimbola Salu-Hundeyin, former Deputy Governor Femi Pedro, former Speaker of the House of Assembly Adeyemi Ikuforiji, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, wife of the governor Mrs. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, among other government officials.
The ride from the Marina station to Mile 2 takes about 17 to 20 minutes with 90secs at each station before the final destination.