In fulfillment of its T.H.E.M.E.S. agenda, the Lagos State government revealed that it has delivered 51 iconic projects within Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’stwo years in office.
Special Adviser to the Governor on Works and Infrastructure, Aramide Adeyoye, disclosed this on Tuesday at the Annual Ministerial Press Briefing in Alausa, Ikeja, to mark the second year anniversary of the Sanwo-Olu administration.
Adeyoye explained that the need to unlock traffic gridlocks in major economic, commercial, and residential areas, as well as improve travel time necessitated the construction of these roads, adding that these will ensure stress-free commuting, make life more meaningful for the people and ensure connectivity within the various communities in the state.
The special adviser, who noted that these projects are in line with the T.H.E.M.E.S. agenda, most especially the First Pillar T, which stands for Traffic Management and Transportation, said they also underscore the commitment of the administration to execute projects that directly impact the quality of lives of the populace.
She listed some of the roads as Pen-Cinema Fly-Over, ramp and road words, Lagos Ogun Boundary roads Phase II, Lekki Oniru Traffic Circulation Projects, network of 31 roads in Ojokoro, Aradagun-Epeme-Iworo-Ajido and Somolu network of roads, among others.
She explained that in addition to the completed projects, several projects are already flagged off and are under construction/upgrading to further ensure linkage of different parts of the state together. Some of the roads, according to her, include Oba Sekunmade Road, Agric Isawo Road, St. Finbarrs and Iwaya roads, Lekki-Epe Expressway from Eleko Junction to Epe T Junction and also Lekki Regional Road Project.
Listing some recently awarded projects such as Hospital Road in Badagry, Construction of Muwo Jetty in Ojo, Abaranje Road Network in Alimosho, Reverend Braithwaite in Epe, the special adviser added that Governor Sanwo-Olu will formally flag-off the construction of a new Ultramodern Massey Street Children’s Hospital and the Reconstruction /Rehabilitation of Adeniji Adele Road under the Lagos Island Area North Action Plan on Wednesday 28th, April 2021.
Some other newly awarded projects, Adeyoye said, are the reconstruction of Moshalashi Street, Somolu Rehabilitation/Upgrading of Ademoye/Alake Lakonko Street In Alimosho, reconstruction of Onilegbale In Eti Osa, among others.
She expressed the commitment of the administration of Sanwo-Olu and Dr. Obafemi Hamzat to ensure speedy completion and delivery of all the ongoing projects to time in the interest of the people.
Source: Independent Ng