Lagos State Government, yesterday, revealed that a new investor in the fourth Mainland Bridged which under the previous contract cancelled in May 2017, would have cost the investors about N844 billion will emerge by June this year.
The Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Engr Adebowale Akinsanya, who disclosed this at a Ministerial press briefing of the Ministry of Works and Infrastructure to mark the third anniversary of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode said the present administration completed 55 roads totally 129 kilometre and 48 building projects between May 2017 and April 2018.
He added that 25 roads and 17 building projects are at present ongoing across the various local governments in the state.
The Commissioner explained that the Public Works Corporation rehabilitated 31 roads aside carrying out palliative maintenance, patching and sectional overlay on 115 roads.
He said, “We have continually worked to deliver projects that will directly impact on the lives of all Lagosians residents. This commitment to infrastructural renewal, expansion, upgrading and regeneration is borne out of the fact that an efficient and integrated transportation system can only be birthed through the provision of appropriate infrastructure.”
Akinsanya pointed out that the present government has matched its vision with action by embarking on projects that will improve overall accessibility by improving businesses’ ability to provide goods and services and people’s ability to access education, employment and services.
“The provision of physical and social infrastructure across the state which will crystallise into mega structures will interest of visitors and tourists coming to savour the beauty and grandeur of Lagos.”
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