The Lagos State government is to begin the construction of 114 inner roads, estimated at N17.5billion across its 20 Local Governments and 37 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs).
Chairman of Conference of Executive Secretaries Kolade Alabi announced this yesterday at a briefing with commissioners of Information and Strategy Steve Ayorinde and Local Government and Community Affairs Muslim Folami Coker.
Alabi said the development was to keep the promise by Governor Akinwumi Ambode to improve on the access and inner roads in the state.
He said the project would be executed to standard requirements with street lights, sidewalks and covered drains, adding that it would be completed in six months.
Alabi listed some of the benefitting roads in the first phase as Mathew and Famuyiwa Olayiwola streets in Agege; Orile Agege, Ogundele and Fashola street; Alimosho, Jolaosho and Alhaji Idowu streets; Amuwo Odofin, Adebola Olojobi and Eko Akete; Ikorodu, Bolaji Benson and Adeniji Kemi streets, among others.
He said the full list can be found on the state’s website.
Source: The Nation Nigeria