Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu has stated that there are 377 projects slated for commissioning in Lagos in the next few months. The Governor said this last Sunday during his speech at the State Government’s annual thanksgiving service, held at Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja.
The event which recorded about 350 attendees, also had in attendance the First Lady, Dr Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, the Deputy Governor, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, represented by Pastor Johnson Oluatomisin Kalejaiye among others.
Sanwo-olu stated that the projects are meant to impact positively on Lagosians’ welfare and standard of living, while also noting that the 2021 budget is set for implementation. These are to fulfil his government vision for a greater Lagos. The vision, T.H.E.M.E.S, is an acronym for Traffic Management and Transportation, Health and Environment, Education and Technology.
He added that ‘these projects include the 52 Tonne Per Hour Imota Rice Mill, in Ikorodu, the Pen Cinema Junction Flyover and Ramp in Agege, the Restored Glover Memorial Hall, Marina, Lagos Island, and the Ariyo (Mile 10) – Ira – Muwo Bridge Phase 1 in Ojo’.
‘Others are the remodeled Youth Centre in Abesan, Ipaja, the Lagos State Affordable Public Housing Scheme in Idale, Badagry, comprising 252 units of 2-bedroom bungalows, and the LagosHOMS Housing Project in Iponri, comprising 132 housing units’.
He also urged everyone to continue to pray for peace, prosperity, and continuous growth of the state as ‘when it is well with Lagos, it is well with us’, he recounted.
Faith Omo Ohioze