Ambode provides February deadline for completion of In the past Palace approach
Dec 27, 2015
By Dayo Oyewo
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on has ordered contractors dealing with In the past Palace approach, Isolo space of the state to work day and evening in making certain the completion of the highway by February 2016.
Ambode on Thursday paid an unscheduled go to to the realm the place he expressed dissatisfaction over the gradual tempo of building work on the highway which he stated was important to the financial system of the realm.
The Governor, who was accompanied on the inspection tour by high authorities officers, stated, “We can’t afford to be gradual on this highway. It’s a very strategic and vital highway to our folks. I’ve directed the contractor to make sure that this highway is accomplished inside now and February subsequent yr”, the Governor stated.
He additionally inspected the continued rehabilitation of Okota Street the place he assured residents that the work on the highway shall be accomplished quickly.
The Governor, who additionally inspected the newly rehabilitated Alfa Nla and Oke Koto roads in Agege, stated the completion of the highway was in success of the promise he made to the folks through the electioneering marketing campaign.
The Governor stated: “You keep in mind that through the marketing campaign, I got here right here and I stated when you vote for me, I’ll repair this highway which is Alfa Nla-Oke Koto roads. I stated I’ll come again to do it and I did promised that earlier than Christmas, this highway shall be motorable.”
“In success of our promise, we’re right here as we speak inspecting the completion of this highway. What I wish to let you know as a part of the Christmas reward to you is that we’re going to put road mild on this highway”.
He additional directed the instant set up of road lights on the total stretch of highway from Alfa Nla to Oke-Koto, simply as he assured residents that resurfacing work on the adjoining Capitol highway will begin within the first week of January 2016.
Normal Supervisor of the Lagos State Public Works Company (LSPWC), Engr. Ayo Sodeinde, who additionally accompanied the Governor on the tour, had defined that the highway was mounted simply inside eight weeks after the Governor issued a directive to that impact.
Sodeinde stated: “Once we acquired to Alfa Nla, it was even worse than Ejigbo highway. Briefly it was horrible and the very first thing we did was to go and see their Baale, and we had been informed that we might not be capable to repair the highway as a result of folks have been dying on this highway.”
“However we moved in and inside eight weeks, this highway has been reworked to this current state. As you possibly can see, we’re right here on inspection of a greater highway. We did patching and a few upkeep job on the Capitol highway however on the stretch of highway from Alfa Nla to Oke-Koto, it was full rehabilitation that we did.
A resident of the realm, who simplified recognized herself as Mrs. Onabanjo counseled the Governor for his ardour to rework Lagos, she nevertheless urged him to look into the plight of the folks of Akaka-Remo in Shasha space of the state.
Earlier, at POWA Buying Advanced, Falomo, Governor Ambode frowned on the poor state of the surroundings and indiscriminate parking of vehicles on the highway, describing it as an eyesore.
He directed the Commissioner for Atmosphere to instantly be certain that the state sanitation guidelines are enforced within the space, simply as he ordered the evacuation of automobiles parked by the roadside.
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