By Idris Olukoya
In a bid to improve infrastructure development in the community, Chairman, Epe Local Government Area of Lagos State, Hon. Adedoyin Adesanya, disclosed that it is set to embark on the reconstruction of roads and drainage across the city. But Eredo Local Council Development Area of Epe has stepped up the tempo of its development activities as the Chairman, Hon. Adeniyi Saliu, on Wednesday pledged the make the LCDA the best in Lagos State.
Adesanya told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Epe on Wednesday that the development became necessary to ease the suffering of motorists plying the bad roads in the area.
The chairman said: “Also, the reconstruction of the drainage will ensure free flow of water/erosion, from source to its destination. We will ensure that all refuse dumps in the drainage are packed for easy movement of erosion. Also, the bad roads will be reconstructed to reduce traffic in the area,” he said.
Adesanya mentioned the major street to embark upon as: Aiyetutu, Jimoh Olakunle roads and drainage within the community. He said that the council had instructed the Department of Roads/Works to assess the proposed projects and immediately commence the reconstruction of the affected roads and drainage.
Adesanya solicited the support of residents to ensure the success of the project, saying, “The development of the community and better living standard of residents and communities remain paramount to me.”
Saliu, on his part declared that, “We hit the ground running in Eredo LCDA and we have not stopped working, as our residents can attest to that fact. Our desire is to take this area to the next level so that our people can fully benefit from the industrial city that the Lagos State Government is set to turn Epe into.
“Our civil servants are highly motivated due to the interventions we embarked upon immediately we resumed office. It is the same story among the residents here, because in conjunction with the legislative arm of the LCDA, the efforts we have put in place is the driving force of our achievements (https://www.uhurutimes.com/eredo-lcda-epell-be-the-best-local-govt-in-lagos-state-saliu/).