By Lawrence Audu

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday commission the world class bus terminal built by the Lagos State Government in Ikeja.

The terminal, located just behind the rail line of the Nigeria Railway Corporation and about 1km from the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, is to offer services to 22 routes and transport a projected 70,000 people daily.

Over 5,000 have been acquired by the Lagos state government to service the Ikeja terminal have started arriving  the country.

The bus terminal, an initiative of the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode administration in Lagos State, is one of 13 such terminals being constructed across the state in the first phase of the project being executed by Planet Projects.

The company is also handling the world class bus terminal at Oshodi, which is expected to radically transform the area once considered a slum.