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Berger pedestrian bridge, Agege flyover & light rail included in Ambode’s new 2015 budget

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday September 22, 2015 approved the re-ordering of the Year 2015 budget of the state government as requested by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.

The Governor listed the reasons for the re-ordering of the budget which includes construction of a pedestrian bridge at Ojodu Berger, construction of fly-over bridges at Ajah Roundabout and Pen Cinema, Agege.

The letter also stated that the budget re-ordering proposal would cater for the continuation of the construction of blue light rail project, continuation of the construction of the Lekki-Epe Expressway and acquisition of emergency/rescue helicopters and heavy duty equipment (cranes and forklift) and for Employment Trust Fund and Wealth Creation Programmes.

The House approved N19, 743, 164, 323 for capital expenditure and N5, 697, 089, 009 for recurrent expenditure bringing the total approved sum to N25, 440, 253, 332

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