Ebute-Meta train station to be named after Mobolaji Johnson

The Ebute Meta train station to be named Mobolaji Johnson station
The Ebute Meta train station to be named Mobolaji Johnson station
The Ebute Meta train station to be named Mobolaji Johnson station
The Ebute Meta train station to be named Mobolaji Johnson station

By Abankula

The Federal Government confirmed on Sunday that the Ebute Meta train station, the most iconic on the Lagos-Ibadan train service will be named after the first Lagos state governor, Brigadier Mobolaji Johnson.

Johnson, who was military governor of Lagos between May 1967 and July 1975 died 30 October 2019.

He was 83 years old.

The Ministry of Transportation confirmed the posthumous honour via its Twitter handle on Sunday, as its shared photographs of the flagship station.

Inside the waiting hall of the station
Inside the waiting hall of the station

“New indoor photos of our flagship station located at Ebute Metta. It is to be named Mobolaji Johnson Station after the former Governor of Lagos State. Please share your thoughts”, the ministry said.

On 23 November, the Ministry first dropped the hint that the station shall be called Mobolaji Johnson station.

“Pleased to finally share with you our flagship station and by far the most spectacular train stop on the Lagos – Ibadan railway project. The station will be named Mobolaji Johnson Station, Ebute Meta”, it said.

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