Lagos State Government at an event in the state capital, Ikeja, announced collaborative ways of harmonizing the state’s master plan to curb gridlock and deliver a sustainable livable city.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), core infrastructure ministries of the state announced the synergy that will ease gridlock and decongest the city.
The event was hosted by Master Builders Construction Chemicals (MBCC) for Lagos State at the Real Estate Unite Summit in Victoria Island.
The forum was for MBCC to interact with the state’s leading voices in infrastructure to get insights on the direction of present and future policies toward sustainable infrastructure.
The panel had as its title: “Sustainable Infrastructure: Regulatory frameworks and policies to create an enabling environment for sustainable infrastructure in Lagos State”.
Leading the panel discussions, the Special Adviser to Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Works and Infrastructure, Mrs Aramide Adeyoye, said the ongoing synergy was in line with the Strategic Transportation Master Plan (STMP) of the state.
She said the plan was responsible for ongoing massive infrastructure boost towards perfecting interconnectivity.
She hinted that plans were being fine tuned for take off of construction of the proposed 38km Fourth Mainland Bridge project before the end of year 2022.
She explained that the draft concession agreement was almost completed.
Adeyoye added that “any city that is liveable must be well planned”, adding that, no fewer than 10,000 people migrate daily to Lagos hence government must adopt measures to ensure well-being.