Ibeju-Lekki LG Chairman Initiates Groundbreaking for Secretariat Road, Pledges Unwavering Commitment to Infrastructural Development

In a significant move towards enhancing connectivity and fostering development, kakalistiq.com reports that the Chairman of Ibeju-Lekki Local Government, Hon. Abdullahi Sesan Olowa, today, Tuesday, 12th March 2024, led the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the Secretariat Road.
The newly announced road project, spanning 400 meters, will feature state-of-the-art paving, advanced drainage systems, and modern street lighting. It is strategically designed to link the bustling Lekki Epe Expressway with vital locations such as the local government secretariat, the Legislative Building, and a forthcoming housing estate slated for construction under the local government’s ambitious development agenda.

In his address during the groundbreaking ceremony, Hon. Abdullahi Sesan Olowa reiterated the local government’s unwavering commitment to infrastructural development, emphasizing that “our commitment to infrastructural development is non-negotiable.” He highlighted the importance of quality roads in facilitating economic activities, improving transportation efficiency, and enhancing the overall quality of life for residents and businesses in Ibeju-Lekki.

According to him, the construction of the Secretariat Road holds immense socioeconomic significance for the local government and its residents. Olowa noted that the improved road network will streamline access to key administrative and governmental facilities, promoting administrative efficiency and effectiveness.

Additionally, he stated that the integration of advanced drainage systems will address longstanding drainage challenges, mitigating the risk of flooding during the rainy season and safeguarding the community’s infrastructure. He added that the installation of modern street lighting will enhance visibility and safety, fostering a secure environment for pedestrians and motorists alike.

The Secretariat Road project aligns with the broader vision of Ibeju-Lekki Local Government to position itself as a hub of progress, innovation, and sustainable development. It underscores the proactive approach of the local government under the leadership of Hon. Abdullahi Sesan Olowa in prioritizing infrastructure that drives economic growth, attracts investment, and enhances the overall well-being of its residents.

As construction commences on the Secretariat Road, anticipation grows among residents and stakeholders for the tangible benefits it will bring, symbolizing a transformative step forward in the ongoing journey of development and prosperity in Ibeju-Lekki Local Government.

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Kaka Babatunde

Kaka Babatunde

Kaka Babatunde is a budding academic researcher and media enthusiast whose experience germinated in high school, attaining the Press Club presidency. As an iconic field reporter for 3 years, he is a writer, serial volunteer, and community cum youth development champion whose collaborative efforts have immensely contributed to nation-building in Epe LGA, Lagos, and Nigeria at large.

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