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Lagos State Governor Sanwo-Olu Commissions Ultra-modern Yaba Bus Terminal - autojosh

Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu commissions ultra-modern Yaba Bus Terminal located along the Muritala Mohammed Way.

The ongoing Yaba Train Station would be integrated with the new Yaba Bus terminal, making Yaba a major transport interchange.

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday June 15th commissioned the new ultramodern Yaba Bus Terminal located along the Muritala Mohammed Way.





Dignitaries present at the commissioning ceremony includes the Lagos Deputy Governor, Dr Obafemi Hamzat and Onisabe of Igbobi-Sabe, Oba Owolabi Adeniyi.

Lagos State Governor Sanwo-Olu Commissions Ultra-modern Yaba Bus Terminal - autojosh

Others are the Managing Director, Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA), Engr. Abimbola Akinajo; Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde and CEO, Quattro Alchemy, Prince Aderoju Ademoroti.

The newly commissioned terminal is one of the most modern of all bus termini in terms of design and physical attractiveness. Its white waterproof teflon covering gives the terminal a unique look. It would complement the Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LRMT) Red Line rail infrastructure which are just on the horizon.

Lagos State Governor Sanwo-Olu Commissions Ultra-modern Yaba Bus Terminal - autojosh

According to the State Government, the ongoing Yaba Train Station would be integrated with this Yaba Bus terminal, making Yaba a major transport interchange.





On the left is Murtala Muhammed Way, which will be the take-off point for the overpass bridge over the rail lines to take traffic into Ojuelegba Road. The overpass bridge is government’s answer to eliminating the incidences of train accidents at level crossings.

The new bus terminal has loading and off-loading bay for up to 15 midi and 4 high capacity buses per loading time. It is a stable for 20 high capacity buses and public conveniences, water treatment plant, perimeter fencing and perimeter lightning.

The Terminal Building features Ticketing Area and sitting area, a Restaurant area with kitchenette, Commercial stores, a Control room, Passenger information display board, Offices, ATM point and Sit out area on the first floor.

The new terminal is fully equipped as it has a generator house with 200KVA generator, a 500KVA transformer and muster point in case of emergency. There are also pedestrian walkway, external lighting, Traffic system management (TSM) and signage among others.

Lagos State Governor Sanwo-Olu Commissions Ultra-modern Yaba Bus Terminal - autojosh

According to the State Government, the buses from the new Yaba Bus Terminal shall run the following routes:

1. Yaba – Lawanson – Itire Ijesha – Cele

2. Yaba – Iyana-Ipaja

3. Yaba – Berger

4. UNILAG – Yaba

5. Ikeja – Yaba – Oyingbo





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