Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday urged religious and private organizations in the state to support the government in its drive to transform the state by embarking on developmental projects.
Ambode who spoke at the commissioning of multiple projects executed by the Deeper Christian Life Ministry in Gbagada area of Lagos praised the General Superintendent and members of the for its contributions towards community development and improvement of the quality of life of the people of the state.
He commended Deeper Life for mobilizing millions of its members across the world towards making life more meaningful for members of the community that live around its headquarters in Lagos. Projects commissioned by the Governor included a link bridge on Oduwaiye Street, Gbagada, traffic lights on a number of streets and a 600 capacity multilevel car park, all built from the contributions of members of the church across the country.
Ambode, who was represented by the State Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Mr. Olawale Olowu said that Deeper Life has by those projects demonstrated its willingness, not only towards the spiritual uplift of its members but also on the quality of life of the people irrespective of religious inclinations.
He said the projects executed by the Church were in line with his government’s drive towards the rebuilding and renewal of Lagos City and called on other religious organizations and private sector institutions to emulate the gesture as a means of expediting the revamp of infrastructure in all parts of the state.
“What Deeper Life Church has done is epochal and keys into the overall drive of the State Government under the leadership of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode towards the renewal of infrastructure projects all over Lagos in line with the mega city ambition of the state,” the Governor stated.
Earlier in his welcome speech, the General Superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor William F. Kumuyi said the Church is deeply concerned about the comfort of the people of the communities where it is located, hence its decision to embark on the projects.
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