FG begins rehabilitation of Lagos bridges

Works and Housing Minister, Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has appealed to stakeholders’ to bear the discomfort they would experience during rehabilitation works on some bridges in Lagos State.

Fashola appealed at a stakeholders’ meeting on the comprehensive repair of the Eko and Apongbon bridges, held at Ijora-Olopa, in Lagos.

The stakeholders in attendance include representatives of the Association of Maritime Truck Owners (AMATO), transport companies, Apapa Local Government officials, and traffic regulatory agencies.

Also present were top officials of the Federal Ministry of Works, the Permanent Secretaries of the Lagos State Ministries of Environment, Transportation, and Office of Infrastructure, alongside their directors.

Fashola, at the interactive session, said that several portions of Eko Bridge became worn out due to years of neglect, hence the ongoing interventions.

“The ministries and Local Government need to help us create awareness for people to know that we all have roles to play during rehabilitation works.

“We (Federal Government) know the problem, we know the solution, we have a plan but we need your support,” he said.



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