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Sanwo-Olu inaugurates Victoria Island inner roads

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Lagos Train Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says his administration is operating an inclusive infrastructure pattern by constructing rural and concrete roads to meet specific wants all over the negate.

From left, Oniru of Iru Land, Oba Abdulwasiu Lawal; Lagos APC Females Chief, Mrs Jumoke Okoya-Thomas;
Special Adviser to Governor on Works & Infrastructure, Mrs Aramide Adeyoye; Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos Train; his deputy Dr Obafemi Hamzat; Consultant, Speaker Lagos Train House of Assembly, Mr Wasiu Eshilokun-Sanni throughout the Inauguration of Upgraded/Rehabilitated of Adeola Hopewell, Idowu Taylor & Afribank/Churchgate Streets in Victoria Island Lagos on Monday. (NAN Picture)



Sanwo-Olu mentioned this on Monday throughout the inauguration of the Upgraded/Rehabilitated Network of Three Roads in Victoria Island, namely; Adeola Hopewell, Idowu Taylor and AfriBank/Church Gate Streets.

He mentioned Victoria Island venerable to be no doubt one of the most cleanest and most clear neighborhoods but elevated industrial actions and inhabitants upsurge ended in environmental challenges along with flooding and gridlock.

“The failure of many of the drainages and water channels on Victoria Island has consistently impeded the free float of traffic, extending commuting time, inflicting damage to automobiles, low patronage for firms, and on the entire poorer quality of existence for the those that work and live right here.

“As a responsive government dedicated to the fulfilment of all electoral promises, we knew we had to manufacture every little thing important to handle and reverse this mission of incessant flooding and all its consequences in the establish of living,” he mentioned.

He mentioned the reconstruction would boost commerce, interconnectivity and curb gridlock and flooding on the community of roads which serves over 200,000 of us day-to-day on the axis which properties a variety of monetary institutions.

Sanwo-Olu mentioned the inauguration became as soon as to fulfil his campaign promises of inclusive infrastructure shipping, handle degeneration and


the perennial flooding on the axis per his T.H.E.M.E.S Pattern Agenda.

“A critical focal point of our Higher Lagos Vision is the prioritisation of urban renewal and the come of avenue infrastructure as a come of enhancing the collective wellbeing of Lagosians.

“We have adopted an all-inclusive and of us-centred come that covers rural and concrete areas in impart that no segment of Lagos Train is brushed off,” he mentioned.

He listed all divisions of the negate where roads tasks were at show ongoing, adding that, four roads in the Ikeja GRA axis are presently at developed stages completion and would quickly be inaugurated.

He mentioned the toughen of Adeola Hopewell, Idowu Taylor, and Afribank/Churchgate streets mission awarded in February 2020 has supplied an efficient drainage blueprint and community, to boot to correct avenue connectivity.

“Of the three roads being commissioned recently, Adeola Hopewell and Afribank/Churchgate Streets are one-scheme traffic roads while Idowu Taylor is a two-scheme avenue.

“The three roads originate a ring-avenue like a pattern that successfully discharges traffic into Sanusi Fafunwa


Avenue and connects reduction to Adeyemo Alakija Avenue,” he mentioned.

Special Adviser on Works and Infrastructure, Mrs Aramide Adeyoye, mentioned prior to the reconstruction, the strategic roads were in a spoiled negate with a variety of complaints.

She mentioned the mission became as soon as segment of Section 1 of the Urban Regeneration Programme of the Governor Sanwo-Olu government for the Victoria Island axis while listing fair no longer too prolonged in the past carried out roads on the axis.

Adeyoye listed the scope of work to consist of plot clearance, provision of drains and culverts, interlocking paving stones on walkway and carriageway, transverse and longitudinal provider ducts, among others.

She added that the Sanwo-Olu administration has proven a deep sense of accountability and dedication in direction of the shipping of roads all over the negate.

She joined the governor to thank the residents for his or her patience and additionally the contractor, Messrs Hey-Tech Construction Firm Ltd for terribly good shipping of the mission despite the delays triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mrs Wonu Folami, Chairman, Victoria Island and Ikoyi Residents Association, joined other essential leaders and influential politicians from the establish of living to thank the Sanwo-Olu administration for the succuor the mission brought while pledging toughen of the residents to the federal government.

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