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Buhari Commissions Port of Lekki, One of China’s Most Consequential Infrastructure Projects in Africa

Nigerian President Mohammadu Buhari cutting the ribbon to open the new $1.5 billion Chinese-built Lekki Port in Lagos, West Africa's largest deep water port.

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari officially opened West Africa’s largest port facility on Tuesday when he commissioned the new Lekki Deep Sea Port in Lagos State.

The opening coincided with the docking of the first cargo vessel, the French-flagged CMA CGM Mozart, to mark the beginning of operations at West Africa’s largest and most sophisticated port facility.

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