the importance of inclusive planning on any Proposed Developments is ensuring that every stakeholder in any given habitant are being carried along in other that every imputes of those inhabitants are incorporated in the implementation of every required project that may have come to their communities.
was exactly what the Lagos state government did engaging resident of Eti-Osa local
government as part of strategy facilitating speedy execution of the regional
road projects within lekki sub-region.
a statement made available to urban express news online through the Director of
public Affairs of the Ministry of physical planning and urban development, Mr.
Mukaila Sanusi said the engagement held with strict compliance to COVID-19
The meeting accordingly was held at the Adeyemi Bero Auditorium in Alausa on Thursday (today)
had the commissioner of physical planning and Urban Development, Dr Salako
giving assurance to stakeholders, saying the regional road was conceived by the
Lagos state government in the Lagos metropolitan master plan of 1980- 2000, and
also identified in the 1991 layout approval issued by the state government as
strategy to engender the socio-economic development of lekki corridor.
stated that roads identified include the coastal road, lekki epe expressway, the southern part of elegushi land and lagoon highway.
said the 9km road was long overdue as it serves as a strategic link to circumvent
transportation gridlock from Maryland to Lagos island.
objective for which the road was conceived was being threatened and negated by
series of encroachments as some estates buildings and other structures were on
it’s right of way.
The resultant effect was what made the governor to graciously approve a reduction
in the width of the right of way in other to reduce as much as possible, the
level of actual encroachment.
The statement put further that the commissioner of physical planning, Dr Salako
stated that the benefit of the proposed road is expected to ease perennial
traffic gridlock along the lekki corridor and serve as a precursor to the fourth
is our fervent belief that people in this area are willing to embrace the
implementation of the project for the benefits of the generality of Lagos
residents as it would make life easier and more meaningful for the teeming population of the state through
effective interconnectivity within our dear state, the statement read.
guest at the stakeholder’s meeting, Engr Aramide Adeyoye who indeed is the
special Adviser to Governor Sanwo-Olu on work and infrastructure believes the essence of the stakeholders meeting to aggregate a buy-in for speedy completion
while her counterpart on urban Development, Hon Ganiyu Adele Ayuba appealed to
stakeholders to assume ownership of the project and cooperate in the execution
and protection of the road infrastructure”
Sanni Adewale who spoke on behalf of the inhabitants of Eti-OSA urge the
government to always look in the direction of the region for beneficial