Food Security: Sanwo – Olu Flags – Off Construction Of Biggest Logistics Hub In Epe

Our Editor Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu, on Wednesday, flagged off the construction of what will be the largest Food Security Systems and Central Logistics Park in sub-Saharan Africa. Sanwo – Olu performed the sod turning at the site of the facility being built on 1.2 million square metres of land in Ketu-Ereyun, Epe. Establishment of the food park is a component of an audacious five-year Agricultural and Food Systems Road Map (2021–2025) launched last year by the Sanwo-Olu administration to enhance food sufficiency in Lagos. When…

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Okada: Lagos Govt Extends Ban To 4 More LGs, 5 LCDAs

Wale Jagun Lagos State government, on Thursday, extended the ban on the activities of commercial motorcycles, popularly known as Okada, to four more Local Government Areas (LGAs) and six Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the state, saying that the fresh ban becomes effective from September 1, 2022. Effective from September 1, 2022, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu directed enforcement teams to fully implement the proscription order and bust erring riders across the councils listed in the Okada ban. The additional places are Kosofe, Oshodi-Isolo, Somolu and Mushin Local Government Areas. The…

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Lagos Blue Rail Line Nears Completion As Engineers Launch Final Track Beam

Our Editor The race to the completion of the 27-kilometre Lagos Blue Line Rail Mass Transit has begun, with the launch of the last track beam (T-beam) of the rail track on Wednesday. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu witnessed the historic moment and personally flagged off the engineering procedure held at the site of the iconic Marina station of the rail project. With the laying of the final T-Beam, all difficult civil works standing in the way of the Lagos Blue Rail Line, which started in 2012, have been overcome. The contractor…

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Security: Lagosians Have Nothing To Fear – Commissioner for Information

Our Editor Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso has reassured Lagosians that there is no need to panic over the recent reports of security threats in some States, including Lagos. Omotoso spoke today on “Lagos In Focus”, a Jordan FM programme in which he cleared the air on the threats and outlined the State’s plans to ensure the safety of citizens. “First, let me just reassure Lagosians that there is no need to panic. It’s true that intelligence has been put out there and people have…

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Industrial Leather Will Create Employment, Training For Youths – Sanwo – Olu

Wale Jagun The Industrial Leather Hub, which is being constructed by the Lagos State Government,  would create employment for the teeming Lagosians and also offers training opportunities for youths. Mr Babajide Sanwo  – Olu, Governor of Lagos State, disclosed this on Thursday, when he paid a visit to the rubber hub located in Matori area of Mushin in the state. The Governor said the completion of the hub would translate to generation of direct and indirect jobs for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the ecosystem. The tannery project was…

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Lagos Disbands MOT Taskforce

Our Editor The Lagos Ministry of Transportation has placed an indefinite ban on the operations of its enforcement team tagged M.O.T Taskforce. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Transportation, Mr. Sola Giwa, stated that the decision was reached after a thorough appraisal and review of the enforcement teams operating under the Ministry of Transportation. Giwa explained that the ban is part of measures initiated to streamline transport enforcement activities in Lagos State to achieve the required effectiveness in line with global best practices, warning that the ban is not…

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Joint Automobile Plant In Lagos Will Produce 5000 New Vehicles When Ready – Sanwo – Olu

Wale Jagun The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu, has assured that a vehicle assembly plant being jointly set up by Lagos State Government and CIG Motor will produce 5,000 units of new vehicles when it commences operations. The plant, which is expected to be completed by the end of this year, will have a jointly-run factory for the production of different classes of brand new cars. The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, in a statement on Thursday, said that the establishment of the vehicle assembly…

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EndSARS: We Have Recovered Psychologically – Sanwo – Olu

Kunle Adelabu Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said the state has recovered from the psychological trauma that followed the massive destruction of public assets during the EndSARS protests. Sanwo-Olu said during a Channels Television programme: “Sunday Politics,” even as he listed his administration’s efforts to achieve A Greater Lagos. It would be recalled that many landmark buildings, including the iconic City Hall, Lagos High Court, shopping malls, forensic laboratory and Oba of Lagos’ Palace were destroyed in Lagos by hoodlums who hijacked the protest. Also, about 200 new high-capacity…

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APPEALS Project Has Touched Many Lives In Lagos – Deputy Gov. Hamzat

Our Editor Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, has commended the Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement And Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) project’s contributions to farmers’ productivity, saying the project has touched many lives in the agricultural sector in the state. He gave the statement while receiving the new World Bank Task Team Leader (TTL), Dr. Manievel Emmanuel Sene, outgoing TTL, Dr. Adetunji Oredipe and other World Bank and APPEALS officials, who paid him a courtesy call at his official residence in Ikoyi, during their familiarisation tour to Lagos. Dr. Hamzat commended…

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Lagos Red Rail Line Now At Completion Stage – Sanwo – Olu

Our Editor Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, again went on an extensive inspection of the ongoing construction activities around the Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LRMT) Red Line project. It’s the fourth time in a year the Governor would be inspecting the pace of work on the 37-kilometre-long rail infrastructure wholly started by his administration, with Sanwo-Olu assuring Lagosians that the rail project would be delivered on its scheduled completion date. The transport infrastructure being developed by the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) will have the capacity to…

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