Motorists and transport unions plying Badagry expressway has commended the federal government over the fast pace of work ongoing at the Agbara-Seme border section of the road.
The road users gave the commendation in separate interviews with yesterday in Badagry, Lagos State.
Mr Mohammed Sodipo, Chairman, Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Badagry Branch, said that if the contractor handling the road continued with the current pace of work, the road project would be completed soom,
“When they started the construction, it took the contractor almost two years to construct a kilometer, but surprisingly, they have completed within two months from Agemowo, MTN, Mowo, Aradagun and they working towards Limka area.
“This is great, I believe if the contractor is working this way within six months, the whole work will be completed.”
“We heard that government just paid the contractor N15bn, this is good news, but all the same, FG should set up monitoring team to ensure the construction is executed to the latter,” he said.
Mr Latif Rasheed, also a lawyer, said the construction of the expressway was very slow when they started in 2019.
“Now, the contractor handling the road is working day and night and we are happy with this development.
“We believe with adequate funding the construction will be speedily completed in 2022.
“We believe the present administration is responsible and responsive over our plight and this is part of dividends of democracy that we are looking forward to see,” he said.