Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has offered a progress report on the ambitious 18.75km Lekki-Epe Expressway Road project, underscoring the government’s commitment to infrastructural transformation.
The governor, speaking on the project’s development, highlighted the commencement of phase one, initiated on February 1, 2023. Phase one saw the commissioning of Messrs Craneburg Construction to undertake the construction spanning from Eleko to Epe T-Junction, with the aim of establishing a world-class, enduring road infrastructure.
Following the successful launch of phase one, the project seamlessly transitioned into phase two, confronting the intricate challenges along the stretch from Eleko junction to Abraham Adesanya. Governor Sanwo-Olu emphasized that the endeavor transcends mere road construction, emphasizing the broader objective of reshaping the landscape to ensure a seamless transportation experience for commuters.
Addressing the resilient residents residing along the Lekki-Epe Expressway corridor, including Sangotedo, Ogidan, Abijo, and Rainoil, Governor Sanwo-Olu acknowledged their patience amidst the ongoing construction. He urged continued understanding and support as the project nears completion, assuring that the efforts are directed not solely towards laying roads but fostering a transformative journey towards enhanced connectivity and convenience for all.
The governor reaffirmed his commitment to providing regular updates on the progress of the project, underscoring the government’s anticipation of the imminent completion and the positive impact it promises to deliver to the region.
As Lagos State navigates this ambitious infrastructural undertaking, Governor Sanwo-Olu reiterated the administration’s unwavering dedication to improving the quality of life for its citizens through strategic investments in critical infrastructure.