Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River has announced that the Calabar Monorail is set to be commissioned by President Muhammadu Buhari.
He said the commissioning of the project will be to mark his first year in office.
Ayade stated this after a second test ride of the monorail in Calabar.
He said that taking another ride in the monorail was his own way of checking to ensure that the project is ready for commissioning before the President arrives the state.
The Governor stressed that the kick-off of the monorail would boost the state’s economy and would open employment opportunities for the unemployed in the state.
Ayade expressed optimism that everyone visiting will not only have a smooth ride on the rail but a memorable experience.
However, the commissioning date is yet to be ascertained.