Don’t put tollgates on Lekki Regional Road, residents beg Sanwo-Olu

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Don’t put tollgates on Lekki Regional Road, residents beg Sanwo-Olu
Participants at the stakeholders’ forum on the Lekki Regional Road.

By Olasunkanmi Akoni

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has been urged not to toll the 9-kilometre Lekki Regional Road project in Eti-Osa Local Government Area of the state on completion, in the interest of the public.

This came even as the state government assured owners of properties demolished to pave way for the construction of the road, of adequate compensation on presentation of valid documents.

The regional road conceived in the Lagos Metropolitan Master Plan (1980-2000) and identified in the 1991 Layout Approval issued by the state government, is being designed to engender the socio-economic development of the Lekki corridor.

It is also coming as a precursor to the equally long-proposed Fourth Mainland Bridge, for which the state government, in April, short-listed 10 companies bidding for its construction.

The Lekki Regional Road will link Lekki-Epe Expressway at Victoria Garden City, VGC,…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper