Saturday, March 25, 2017

Governor Ambode synonyms Fashola’s achievements as Lagos Ex-Governor.

The Lagos Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday lauded his predecessor in Office and Minister of energy, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola for his achievements during the 8 years he spent as Governor of the state.

In a meeting at the governor’s Office, Governor Ambode, who spoke whilst he received Fashola and a few top officers of the Ministry on a courtesy visit on the Lagos house, Ikeja, defined the go to as historical, including that it changed into pleasing to get hold of the Minister for the primary time at the Lagos residence, Ikeja due to the fact he left workplace on can also may29, 2015.

“We need to say that some thing it's miles that we've got carried out in the final 22 months is simply more or much less a fall out of the amazing achievements the former governor had already put in location.

we've decided that we'd carry on with a feel of continuity in all the things that have been accomplished.

I had usually stated that what we desired became this continuity of the final 18 years, but continuity with improvement and we're satisfied that all that has been carried out inside the remaining 22 months is just a continuation of the template the former Governor left at the back of.”

“we're happy that the experience of collaboration that we've got expressed right here is what we accept as true with can bring some thing it's miles that Lagos stands for, transferring ahead. As you will be aware, Lagos is celebrating its 50 years of lifestyles this yr.

“The remaining 18 years has been so dramatic and ancient in terms of the boom and development that we've seen in Lagos, starting up from 1999 whilst Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu got here into workplace and the 8 properly years spent by means of you and the two years we've got done. So, glaringly, there may be a extraordinary alternate between 1999 and now,” Governor Ambode stated.

Minister Fashola who described the go to as domestic-coming for him, stated he had come together with his group to Lagos as part of a national task tracking exercise to check out the process executed to this point on Federal government projects.

He confident that the Ministry had made representations to the Federal executive Council on modalities to pay debts owed kingdom Governments consisting of Lagos country for rehabilitation of federal roads over time, saying that the debts could be paid through bond tool.

The Minister also expressed readiness to help Lagos kingdom electricity initiative, specifically within the rural regions.


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