Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo Olu, Yesterday, said his administration will commence the construction of the much expected fourth Mainland Bridge this year.
Speaking at the 16th Executive/Legislative Parley at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, with the theme ‘A Consensus Agenda for Rebuilding Lagos’, the Governor reaffirmed plans of laying the foundation before the end of the year.
Sanwo-Olu said though the bridge was not part of his campaign promises, but he promised that the project would be implemented.
“We did not promise the fourth Mainland Bridge during our campaign, but we will build it. We shall lay the foundation before the end of the year,” he added.
Also present at the event is Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila, who described nation-building as a joint task.
He said: “We need unity across all arms of government. This unity does not mean one arm being subservient to the other. This parley is an opportunity for us to deliberate on how to move the state forward, give an honest appraisal of our loss, and what should be done to prevent a recurrence.” He added that every stakeholder must strive to ensure that the electoral promises are delivered to the people.