Lagos-Abeokuta rail flag-off: History repeating itself ― Alake
The Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo has said that the Lagos-Abeokuta rail flag-off holding in Iju, Lagos is history repeating itself.
Speaking to newsmen at the venue of the Lagos-Abeokuta rail flag-off in Iju on Friday, Oba Gbadebo stated that the project will ease the huge cost of transportation in Nigeria.
According to the Alake of Egbaland, “History is repeating itself in Egbaland, because in 1906, when the narrow gauge rail passed through Egbaland, it transformed the economy of the Egba’s in-term of movement of goods and services.
“A greater initiative is happening today. In the whole world, rail is the cheapest means of moving goods and services. With this, our roads will last longer when we move goods and services by rail.”