Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured Lagosians that the year 2022 would be a season of consolidation with the completion of several landmark projects, as he reiterated plan by the State Government to commence the construction on the Opebi-Mende link bridge and the 38-kilometre 4th mainland bridge.
Sanwo-Olu, while speaking at the 2022 Lagos State New Year Thanksgiving Service held on Sunday, 2nd of January at the Lagos House Sports Ground, Alausa Ikeja.
According to him, Lagosians in 2022, will witness remarkable development in infrastructure, technology, health, education, security and many others.
He said the state government expects commercial operations to commence at the 37 kilometre Red and 27.5-kilometre Blue line rail projects between the last quarter of 2022 and the first quarter of 2023.
He stated further that the other projects to be completed in 2022 include, the Imota Rice Mill, the 18.75-kilometre Eleko to T-Junction in Epe, a section of the Lagos-Badagry Expressway, 10-kilometre Lekki Regional road and other ongoing iconic projects in the State.
The Governor stated further that his administration is committed to completing ongoing projects, ensuring the rule of law, transforming the state into a 21st-century economy and significantly advancing his government’s journey towards the Greater Lagos of the collective desire of the people.
“This New Year 2022 is a special year for us as an administration because it will be the final full year of the four-year mandate you gave us in 2019,” Sanwo-Olu said.
Lagos State Government has been embarking massively on infrastructural development across the state as part of the efforts aimed at making the state a smart city and attracting investors.