President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday commissioned the Lekki Deep Sea Port, built to handle 2.5 million twenty-foot standard containers per year.
The president arrived Lagos at about 3:40 p.m. and landed at the Lekki Deep Sea Port around 4:25 p.m. on Monday. The president was received by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, his deputy, Obafemi Hamzat, and members of the State Executive Council.
Those who were also there to receive the president were Governors Biodun Oyebanji (Ekiti) and Dapo Abiodun (Ogun) and former Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, Service chiefs, members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), among others.
Mr Buhari inspected the site before he left the location for the commissioning of other projects in the state.
The projects to be commissioned by President Buhari during the two-day working visit are the Lekki Deep Seaport, Lagos Rice Mill, Imota, 18.75killometers Eleko-Epe rigid pavement six lane Expressway.
Others are the first phase of the Blue Light Rail from Mile Two to Marina and the John Randle Centre for Yoruba Culture and History, and a private project, the MRS Lubricant in Apapa.