If recent indication reaching InsideMainland is anything to go by, then there is good news for sports lovers and particularly football enthusiats who are resident in Ikorodu axis of Lagos.
This is as a result of the recent announcement by the Akinwunmi Ambode led Lagos State Government.
According to LASG, Ikorodu Community as part of the plans to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Lagos State would get a new stadium and shopping mall among other projects.
The government in a statement unveiling plans of the Golden jubilee anniversary diclosed plans that beyond the good news of boat regatta holding in Ikorodu to commemorate the event, the underlisted projects would also be undergone in the community.
a. The Government of Lagos State has put machineries in place to commence the construction of Owutu/Ishawo/Arepo road as well as Igbe/Ginti road soon and a stakeholders forum regarding that will hold later this month.
b. The government has given approval for Government Chalet to be built in a lagoon front site in Ikorodu Division.
C. Construction of a mall, like that of Ikeja City Mall has been approved to be built in Ikorodu Division, and the site already granted approval by the Governor.
d. Ikorodu Local Government is positioned to get a new secretariat very soon.
e. The Government is committed to 8 lane road from sabo- Ikorodu to Itokin, to align with the road construction on Epe-Itokin axis. This is real.
f. Construction of Divisional stadium for Ikorodu within the vast parcel of land at Laspotech is to commence very soon.
g. Industrial park is now approved for Imota LCDA, in addition to the Regional Commodity market already approved for location and construction in the LCDA.