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24 November 2020

Government seeks communities’ collaboration on construction of Lagos Fourth Mainland bridge.

The Lagos State Government has called for collaboration of residents in Arepo and interconnecting communities to make the construction of the Lagos Fourth Mainland bridge a success.

Special Adviser to the Governor on Works and Infrastructure, Aramide Adeyoye, made the call at a Stakeholders Meeting on Environmental and Social Impact Assessment, Lagos fourth Mainland Bridge for Arepo, Opic, Mawere, Isheri, Sparklight Estate and other communities.

Adeyoye who was represented by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Works and Infrastructure, Raheem Owokoniran, said the stakeholders engagement was to get inputs of residents on how to make the construction of the bridge which would include BRT corridors and also open the area to social-economic development seamless.

Responding to questions and observations, a Director in the Ministry, Tokunbo Ajanaku, said the move by Lagos State Government to engage residents in the area was aimed at minimising properties that would be affected due to the alignment of the bridge that would pass through the area, as well as reduce the negative impacts on the people’s livelihood.

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