Three years after the groundbreaking ceremony of the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge, Vice President Prof Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday returns to the project to perform the groundbreaking ceremony of Kajola wagon assembly plant.
The event was epochal for Osinbajo, who performed the groundbreaking ceremony at the Ebute-Meta work yard of the contractor China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation.
Osinbajo was led by the Minister for Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi and other members of the Federal Executive Council, Ogun State traditional council, and top stalwarts of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Nigerian Kajola Wagon Assembly plant, the first in Africa by the contractor is colocated with the Kajola locomotive and rolling stocks depot (Kajola LRD) of the Lagos-Ibadan railway project.
The plant will have large parts unloading shed, car body production workshop, inspection, and acceptance workshop, metering room, equipment maintenance room, hazardous cargo warehouse, and depot office building and other ancillary facilities.