LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT
MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION
Lagos State Government has restated its commitment to unlocking the traffic gridlock besetting part of Lagos by adopting ingenious engineering solutions and infrastructure development.
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This was disclosed by the Acting Commissioner for Transportation, Prince Anofiu Olanrewaju Elegushi during a “meet the community” programme to present the Government plans with respect to Phase II of the Alapere Transport projects at the Agboyi Ketu Local Council Development Area Headquarters.
The Commissioner who noted that the Ambode Administration being a responsive and responsible Government has prioritized the greater interest of the citizenry to undertake key projects it is embarking on. He added that a significant number of citizens will be impacted by this project.
Elegushi added that as a responsible Government, it is ready to give all the necessary amenities and create an enabling environment for both residents and investors alike. This according to him will ensure that Lagosians have better lives.
He added that the Ambode Administration will continue to provide more roads and infrastructures for the residents of Agboyi Ketu Local Council Development Area.
Highlighting the major strands of the project, the Commissioner disclosed that the road will be dualize, while the roundabout would be upgraded to give proper links to communities around Agboyi Ketu Local Council Development Area.
While appealing to residents, CDAs, Market men and women and other stakeholders to cooperate with the State Government in ensuring that the project is a success, Elegushi reiterated that the project had commenced and he equally urged CDA members to monitor the projects and educate others on the essence of the project.
While responding, the sole Administrator of Agboyi Ketu Local Council Development Area, Hon. Tunji Ilelaboye appreciated the gesture of the State Government for bringing such an enviable development to its domain. While he further requested for more of such projects to be done in the Local Council Development Area.
In her remarks, the First Executive Chairman of Agboyi Ketu Local Council Development Area, Mrs. Yetunde Arobieke praised the Administration of Governor Ambode for the many developmental project within the community.
She however, requested that a linkage to Ikorodu via Agboyi Ketu Road be considered as part of the proposed project for Local Council Development Area (LCDA).
On his own part, the Community Development Committee Chairman, Mr. Ajayi also appreciated the State Government while pledging their support towards the project.
Stakeholders in attendance at the forum includes Oba of Ketu, Kabiyesi Isiaka Oyewo Balogun, First Executive Chairman, Agboyi-Ketu LCDA, Mrs. Yetunde Arobieke, Apex APC Leader, Chief Oyedele, CDAs, Transport Unions, residents Association, other APC party Chieftains amongst others.
Director, Public Affairs
13th January, 2017