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Ambode launches ‘operation fix potholes,’ to rehabilitate 43 Lagos roads

In efforts to allay the worries of several Mainlanders and other Lagos residents over development of potholes on Lagos roads, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday, August 6 2017, directed the emergency rehabilitation of 43 major link roads across the State and a repair of other major highways and arterial roads found in bad state.

While briefing journalists on the development, Special Adviser to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Public Works and Drainages, Engr. Temidayo Erinle, also unveiled a roadmap targeted at maintaining and rehabilitating roads across the state as well as comprehensive drainage maintenance and flood control programme between August and December 2017

The Special Adviser said that the State Government was well aware of the challenges being experienced by commuters on Lagos roads, adding that the government, through the Public Works Corporation, would carry out rehabilitation works on 43 identified roads immediately.

According to him, Gov. Ambode had already repositioned the Corporation to comprehensively address the issues relating to potholes and drainages in the state.

Some of the 43 roads to be rehabilitated includes Alfred Rewane Road, Ikoyi, on which work has already commenced; Ojota Interchange; Sina Ogunbanwo Street; Agric Road Oko-Oba; Ifako Ijaiye Road; Club Road off Osborne Road, Ikoyi; Oroke Drive, Ikoyi, Eti-Osa LGA among others.

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