by Ajadi Daniel
Governor Ambode commissions several infrastructural projects across the state as the State is set to celebrate 50 years of its existence as a state.
The projects including network of roads, bridges, seven transformers, street lighting infrastructures, monuments and recreation park. The governor said was in line with his commitment to make life for comfortable for residents irrespective of location within the boundaries of the State.
Among the projects commissioned from Tuesday and expected to climax on Saturday include Ijegun-Isheri-Osun-Isolo Road, Idimu-Ejigbo Road (Phase II), New Market Road, Camp Davies Road/Ishefun Road, all in Alimosho Local Government Area; Brown Road in Surulere; Adisa Ajibulu Road with Bridge and Kolawole Shonibare Street, Ajao Estate Road, both in Oshodi-Isolo Local Government Area.
Other projects include installation of new transformers in Ibeju-Lekki, Epe, Eredo, Agbowa-Ikosi, Igbogbo-Bayeku, Ikorodu and Olorunda areas as well as Ojuloge Monument located opposite National Arts Theatre, Iganmu; Empowerment Monument at Sabo, Yaba; Drummer Monument at Ebute Ipakododo Roundabout, Ikorodu and Badagry Recreational Park, Topo, Idale.
The dual carriage way road project, which included two bridges at Isheri Oshun and Ailegun junction, drains on boyh sides, service ducts and street lighting among others, is a viable alternative route for people of Ijegun, Ijeododo and Isheri Oshun to link Apapa-Oworonshoki Expressway through Jakande Estate.
The road which is with a total length of 6,500m long and average width of 20,350m, was also design to significantly deconjects traffic at the busy Ikotun Junction.