Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has ordered the State Public Works Corporation (LSPWC) to immediately embark on extensive repair on the Lagos-Badagry Expressway.
Special Adviser to the Governor/C.E.O, Public Works, Engr. Ayotunde Sodeinde told reporters on Thursday that the Corporation had already mobilised its workers to commence work immediately on several sections of the road.
“Immediately His Excellency, Governor Ambode gave us the directive, we have moved into the area to commence extensive work on the roads. We have been here since Tuesday and work has commenced in earnest,” Sodeinde said.
He said the repair works would include covering all potholes on the road while the drainage systems will also be given a face-lift.
Sodeinde listed the roads earmarked for repairs to include Iyana Ishasi – Ribamu Bus Stop (both sides), Ketu Bus Stop – Cele Nica, FGC Ijanikan – Iyana Era, AOCOED 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).