Tax payers’ money spurred Lagos’ infrastructure leap — Ambode

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Friday, appreciated tax payers in the State for performing their civic obligations judiciously ensuring that developmental projects in the State were implemented.

Governor Ambode, who, once again on a tour of commissioning more projects on this occasion at Epe and Kosofe Local Government, said tax payers deserve to be commended for their efforts at contributing to the development of the State.

“Our government is very grateful to Lagosians for their prayers and support particularly in the discharge of their civic responsibility through payment of taxes. It is my belief therefore, that we will continue to enjoy your unflinching support as we work together in transforming our State to the “Lagos of Our Dream.”

ambode at Abule Egba

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode commissioning yet another project— Abule Egba Flyover

On our part, we shall continue to ensure that your taxes are judiciously managed and utilized towards making life more comfortable for everybody,” he said.

At Epe, Governor Ambode disclosed that his administration will further construct a standard eight-lane road from Ikorodu to Epe via Agbowa, Itoikin and Ijebu-Ode.

He said the road project would be delivered through a Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement, while a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to that effect would be signed next week.

Apart from that, the Governor said the ongoing Epe Marina project, when completed, would turn Epe into a world class destination for tourists and adventure seekers.

The people of Kosofe Local Government Area also witnessed the presence of the Governor, where he commissioned newly upgraded eights roads in Omotayo Banwo, Kola Iyaomolere, Omotayo Close, Adetunji Adegbite Street, Ogun Street, Goodluck Street and Prince Oyewunmi Streets.

Ambode said the rehabilitation of the roads was part of the efforts to further improve road connectivity and reduce travel time in the axis, adding that the efforts of his administration in the axis was already paying off and had resulted in massive improvement in the flow of traffic to and from the Island via the Third Mainland Bridge as a result of the construction of Laybys, Alternative Routes and creation of more spaces for bus stops.

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