The John Randle Centre for Yoruba Culture and History was inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Lagos State, Southwest Nigeria.
The centre is a project that is a part of the larger urban revitalisation initiative underway on Lagos Island.
President Muhammadu Buhari also officially commissioned the first phase of the Lagos Blue Line Rail system from the Marina-Mile-2 axis of the state.
Dignitaries at the event included: lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, Speaker Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, Minister for Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, members of the state executive council, members of the state house of assembly, traditional rulers, siuch as; Oniru of Iruland Oba Gbolahan Lawal, Elegushi of Ikateland, Oba Saheed Elegushi, Oluwo of Iwo, Oba AbdulRosheed Akanbi; lawmakers, former Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG, Hakeem Odumosu, former Lagos APC Chair Babatunde Balogun, among others.
The Blue Line is one of the six metro lines identified in the Lagos Rail Mass Transit, LRMT, master plan as contained in the Lagos State Strategic Transport Master Plan, STMP.
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