The Lagos State government has on Sunday assured that efforts were in full gear to ensure that to ensure delivery of all major ongoing projects across the state on schedule.
The Commissioner of The Work Ministry in the state, Mr Adebowale Akinsanya, made this known during an inspection tour of ongoing projects.
He admonished contractors handling project to hasten up the projects they were handling so as to bring relief and comfort to motorists and residents.
Akinsanya stated that the state government understands that the plight of motorist and residents, adding further that the government is making efforts to alleviate the suffering caused by the project on the people.
He said with the rains subsiding, Lagosians should expect increased pace of work by contractors handling various projects, just as he assured that Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode was committed to the delivery of the projects.
“The inspection tour is at the instance of Gov.Akinwunmi Ambode who has equally given contractors handling various projects across the state matching orders to expedite work.
“You see, with the rains subsiding, the state government is leaving no stone unturned to rev up the projects and bring the truly deserved comfort to the people as well as improve on the aesthetics of the state.
“That is why all hands are on deck to ensure completion of the projects on schedule,” Akinsanya said.
He said the projects were deliberately embarked upon to align the state with the league of cities with world class infrastructures thus making Lagos to be globally competitive.
n the traffic situation, the Commissioner said while potholes were being fixed day and night, the traffic management team had equally jerked up activities.
He added that other initiatives were being put in place to address the situation with the urgency required.
“As I speak to you, the Public Works Corporation has intensified their rehabilitation of potholes across the state.
“We were initially held back by the rains, but with the dry season now, more roads have been covered in the last one month and we appeal to Lagosians to be patient, if you have not seen them in your area, they will get their soon,” he assured.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports the commissioner and his team inspected the progress of work on Airport Road, Pen Cinema Flyover, Oshodi Transport Interchange, Onikan Stadium.
He also inspected the Oshodi-Abule-Egba Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project and ongoing works at the JK Randle Centre For Yoruba Culture and History.
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