Roads Repair: Somolu LG reads riot act to residents, street urchins


Ongoing construction work in LagosRoads Repair: Somolu LG reads riot act to residents, street urchins
The Executive Secretary of Somolu Local Government, Lagos, southwest Nigeria, Engr. Abiodun Orekoya, has urged residents who abandon their vehicles on the road to remove them. He also warned street urchins to desist from disturbing contractors with ‘Owo Omo onile’ (money for land owners) as the local government flagged off roads repair in the council area.
The two streets to be reconstructed by the council with drainages are Anifowoshe and Okesuna.
Addressing stakeholders in each of the streets, Orekoya stated that the council will not tolerate the activities of area boys who go about disturbing contractors for money.
He said further that if completed, Anifowoshe road will reduce the pressure on the major roads in the area as it will be a link between Somolu and Bariga.
He urged residents of both streets to cooperate with the contractors handling the projects.
He also advised the contractors to engage the youths of the areas as this will facilitate a good working condition during the job execution.
“Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the construction of two roads in each local government across the state. We have chosen Okesuna and Anifowoshe street for now as we strongly believe more developments will come to our local government very soon.”
He advised all car owner to move their cars as soon as possible.
Mr. Wale Ajibola, representative of Breeve Global Resources, said that the residents of Okesuna street should expect the best because the company has been mandated to do a standard road, drainage and street lights to give the area its deserved beauty.
Engr. Joseph Adegbesan, the representative of the agency Motef Contractors Ltd, equally pledged that his agency will delivered a job of quality standard to the people of Anifowoshe street. …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper