Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, the governor of Lagos State has ordered the State Public Works Corporation to immediately commence extensive repair work on the ever busy Lagos-Badagry Expressway.
Special Adviser to the Governor on Public Works, Engr. Ayotunde Sodeinde, told journalists yesterday, that the State Public Works Corporation has already mobilised its workers to commence work on the expressway.
Sodeinde said, “Immediately Governor Ambode gave us the directive, we moved into the area to commence extensive work on the roads”. We have been here since Tuesday and work has commenced in earnest.
Sodeinde explained the repair works will include covering all potholes on the road and face-lift of drainage systems on the expressway and he also listed the roads earmarked for repairs to include Iyana Ishasi – Ribamu Bus Stop (both sides), Ketu Bus Stop – Cele Nica, FGC Ijanikan – Iyana Era, ACOED Pedestrian Bridge – Alafia Bus Stop, Former Toll Gate – Ibiye/Morogbo and Pure Water Bus Stop – Magbon (both sides).
Other roads expected to get a facelift include, Ile-Epo Bus Stop – Oko Afo Outward Badagry, Mowo Bus Stop – Elijah Araromi Bridge (both sides), Limca Bus Stop – Mosafejo (both sides), French Village – Low Cost Housing Scheme and Ibereko (both sides).