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Ketu-Ikorodu Road to be partially closed for expansion and re-development


Hard times await residents of Ketu-Ikorodu area following Lagos state government pronouncement that it has concluded arrangement to carry out expansion and re-development of the road.

state’s Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Dr Kadri Obafemi
Hamzat, revealed this at a town hall meeting with people of Ikorodu on
the presentation of 100days of the Governor in office.
According to the Commissioner, the re-development will cost N29billon
with the road having 6 lanes and an integrated median demarcation for
the BRT buses to ply.

Other features that will be developed include; pedestrian bridges
designed to allow ease of access for commuters while preventing access
by non-users and barriers that ensure unhindered movement for the buses.

The contractor, Chinese Construction Company, China Civil Engineering
Construction Corporation, (CCECC) has already moved to site and
buildings that would be demolished for the demarcation are already being
marked for the road expansion.

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The affected roads are the Ikorodu – Sagamu Road, the Akute-Ojodu/ Berger road and Epe –Ijebu Ode road.

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Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis is a communicator, Journalist, blogger, business coach and, of course, a prolific writer. He has Dip (Journalism) and B.A. (History & International Relations) from the Lagos State University (LASU). The self-effacing young man has worked for national, regional and local newspapers. He had worked with THISDAY covered community news for ISLAND NEWS and corresponded with P.M. NEWS (evening tabloid). Presently, he is the editor of CITYPULSE MEDIA and senior correspondent of PHARMANEWS, West Africa foremost health and pharmaceutical journal.


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