Belarusian Multinational Seeks Partnership with FG, Lagos on Cable Light Rail
A Belarusian multinational, SkyWay Capital at the weekend disclosed that it would be willing to develop robust partnership with the Federal and Lagos Governments to deliver a multi-billion naira hi-tech string transport technology in Nigeria.
The multinational, which specialises in bringing innovative transport system to the world market, also disclosed that with the hi-tech string transport technology, passengers could commute between Lagos and Abuja within 45 minutes.
The Regional Head of Sky Way Capital, Mr. Samson Arogundade made the disclosure at an investors’ conference in Lagos on Friday, noting that the ultra-modern transport system was carefully designed to assist government in alleviating the sufferings of the people in moving from one point to another.
Besides its regional head, the conference, which attracted participants from public and private sectors, was attended by members of SkyWay Capital Board, Mr. Vladimir Maslov, Mr. Frantishek Solar and a Nigerian partner, Mr. Ayodele Adewale, among others.
At the conference, Aro- gundade explained that the project would help unlock traffic gridlock within the Lagos metropolis and ensure easy movement of people and goods between the city and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
Confident of its capacity, Arogundade noted that the fast string transport project would cover the distance between Lagos and Abuja in 45 minutes at an average of 150 kilometres per hour but has capacity for 500km per hour.
According to him, the company is fully committed, possessed the technical know how and financial capability to deliver the project in no time so long it enjoyed support and cooperation of Lagos and Federal Governments.
Also at the conference, Maslov, a member of Board of the company, disclosed that they were ready to sign an agreement with the Federal and Lagos State Governments to signal the take off of the fast track transportation project.
On some of the benefits inherent in the project, Vladimir Maslov said it would reduce the rate at which commuters were exposed to accident on the road, zero tolerance for pollution and maximum security of lives and property of passengers.