The Lagos State Government has commenced the removal of structures encumbering the Right Of Way(ROW) of the Lekki Regional Road.
The Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako, who disclosed this at a meeting in Alausa on Monday, stated that the removal of encumbrances from Right of Way of the proposed road was imperative to pave way for the smooth execution of the project.
He recalled that the Ministry had taken its time to go through the due process of stakeholders’ engagement and service of Statutory Notices on affected structures as expressed in the newspaper publication of June 16, 2020.
He urged owners and occupiers of identified structures to cooperate by moving out of the approved Right of Way of the Regional Road.
He added that the commencement of the process of establishing the Right of Way of the road was a strong indication of Government’s determiniation to execute the project in earnest, which should put a stop to any insinuation of extension of deadlines.
Salako reiterated that the Lekki Regional Road was a major road being embarked upon by the Lagos State Government to facilitate the transportation and socio-economic development of the State in line with the T.H.E.M.E.S agenda of Government.
Assistant Director, Public Affairs
17th August, 2020