Cutting the tape, the Acting Commissioner for Transportation, Prince Anofi Olanrewaju Elegushi, flanked by the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Engr. Ajibade Bade-Adebowale left, Engineer Tosin Alade and the Corporate Relations Manager, Bunmi Goodluck both of Planet Projects.
LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT
MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION
LAGOS COMMISSIONS KETU LAYBY, DECLARED IT OPEN FOR USE.
Lagos State Government today commissioned the completed Ketu Layby and declared it open for use.
Speaking at the event, the Acting Commissioner for Transportation, Prince Anofi Olanrewaju Elegushi stated that the project came into reality as a result of massive investment of the present administration into the State’s transportation sector geared towards ensuring free flow of traffic, road safety, social and economic development.
Prince Elegushi noted further that the project is one of so many spread across the state as visible at Oworonsoki and Alapere laybys, will accommodate 30 buses at a go thereby preventing commercial buses from stopping on the express road to pick and drop passengers.
The Acting Commissioner urged commercial bus drivers and the general public to make good use of the facility and not turn it to mechanic workshop or an abode for all sorts of illegal activities as the State Government would not fold its arms and watch any illegal activities that will defeat the purpose for which the facilities were provided to thrive on the layby or any other infrastructure in the state.
Earlier, while explaining the facilities available along with the layby project, The representative of Planet Projects, the Corporate Relations Manager, Bunmi Goodluck, stated that the layby is designed to support bus level boarding. Other facilities include a Bus Shelter with bus information gadgets to indicate the arrival time of arrival of buses in conformity with the Bus Reform Project, as well as seats for the elderly and the physically challenged.
Present at the event were, The Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Engr. Ajibade Bade-Adebowale, and other top officials of the Ministry and the construction company.
Public Affairs Unit.
Ministry of Transportation
10th October, 2017.