The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has assured that arrangement has been put in place for the implementation of the embedded power project that would ensure that electricity is made available in every home in the state.
According to News Agency of Nigeria, Ambode spoke at the 2017 community day celebration with the theme: “Community Affinity: Aligning Lagos Communities with Private Sector” held in Lagos.
He state that the state would never rest until power is made available to every home, every school and in local clinics.
“These may look like tall dreams, but history has shown that they are achievable. Together, we shall realise these goals,” he said.
The governor also said that the government hoped to achieve phenomenal increase in the state’s internally generated revenue in 2018 by persuading more people into the tax net.
“2018 is going to be a better year for Lagos.
“With your support through the performance of your obligations, we can safely commit ourselves in the conviction that by the end of 2018, more youths will be in schools and more families will be gainfully employed.
“With a home to return to and a community to live in, our dream of a more secure and prosperous state will be another Nigerian wonder,” he said.
Ambode commended the Community Development Associations for coming together to celebrate the values of community development.
He also appealed to residents to continue to cooperate with his administration to make the state bigger and better.