The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday, Sunday, August 5, 2018 visited the ongoing Egan road where he addressed the community, with a pledge to open up the community with wide development and link bridge to Ayobo, Lagos Mainland.
The roads which connect Lagos with Ogun State from the Egan under Igando-Ikotun Local Council Development Area, were fitted with walkways, drainage channels, lane markings and streetlights, among others.
Ambode said the delivery of the infrastructure was part of the vision to transform the Alimosho constituency and build new economy in the area.
According to him; “We are making the Igando-Ikotun area economically viable and liveable. We don’t need to travel anywhere to earn a living. By opening up the road network, we have brought economy back to this place. We don’t need to congest ourselves on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway. Now, you can take these alternative routes Egan without having anything to do with the expressway.
“The idea of the projects is to open up all our sub-urban communities, reduce traffic congestion and create a better living for the people,” Ambode said.
He also said a modern bus terminal and Bus Rapid Transit corridor would soon be constructed in Ikotun roundabout and Old garage.
Also speaking, the Chairman Igando-Ikotun LCDA, Hon. Morenike Adesina Williams said “this is part of the promises we made and we are keeping them during our campaign.” She further appealed to the Governor consider Ijegun, Abaranje, Isheri-Osun, Gafaru, community roads as priority projects affecting the community.