Lagos State Governor Declares State Of Emergency On Bad Roads

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Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared a state of emergency on Lagos bad roads and ordered massive repair work on critical highways across the state, beginning from Monday Oct. 14.

Sanwo-Olu on Sunday ordered the massive repairs of critical roads and highways from Monday.

The governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile, said in a statement that Sanwo-Olu’s directive followed series of meetings with eight multi-national construction firms which began a few weeks back.

“After his final meeting with the contractors on Sunday, which lasted for about three hours, Sanwo-Olu declared the commencement of major construction work on the identified highways considered critical to the reduction of traffic congestion in the state.

“The governor said all eight engineering firms had been given the mandate to immediately mobilise their equipment on the sites and commence major construction works on the identified roads.”

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