Thursday, July 7, 2022

Sanwo-Olu implores FG to fund reconstruction of Lagos-Badagry Expressway

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday, implored the Federal Government to provide adequate funding for the Lagos-Badagry Expressway, saying the state government has taken a leap to start a 10-lanes highway on the international gateway and has already done almost 18 kilometers of the road.

Speaking while receiving the House of Representatives Committee on Works led by its chairman, Hon. Abubakar Kabir Abubakar during a courtesy visit at the Lagos House, Ikeja, the governor, who commended the House of Representatives members for coming to Lagos for on the spot assessment of the works carried out in the state by the Federal Ministry of Works, said urgent action should be taken to work on the Otedola Bridge area of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, to prevent regular accidents on the axis.

“We are happy with the level of work that has been done on Apapa-Oshodi Road but we need to go back to do a lot of clean-up,” Sanwo-olu said. “There is still a side road that has not been completed. We know this is a special dispensation given the Order 8 that has been used. But we can still go back and clean up the areas, especially around the Tin-Can Port and Apapa Port, so that we can free the traffic in all those areas and take it up to Ijora. Read more


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