The State Commissioner of Information, Mr Steve Ayorinde on Sunday,November 12, 2017, while speaking at the All African Music Award said that the Stated Government has six ‘EKO Theatres’ under construction.
He mentioned that these theatres will be located at Igando, Lagos Island, Badagry, Epe, Ikorodu, Ikeja, Lagos Mainland, he further stated that, the three of the theatres will be commissioned in the first quarter of 2018 in respect of the third anniversary of Governor. Akinwunmi Ambode’s administration, while the remaining 3 would be ready by December 2018.
“The first three of the Eko Theatres will be ready on schedule by the first quarter of next year.
“Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode is passionate about it. He visited the construction site of one of the theatres in Badagry last week and it is about 65 per cent completion level; same thing we have in Alomosho and Ikorodu.
“There are six of them scattered all over the state, but we are sure that the first three will be ready for inauguration before the next democracy day May 29, 2018.
“The opening will be used to commemorate the third anniversary of the administration, so we are putting much energy on it to have them completed”.
“We are committed to the new economy because we all know what entertainment and tourism brings to table when it comes to revenue and income generation” he said.