Lagos To Halt Collection Of Tolls On Lekki Highway

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The Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, has said that tolls will no longer be collected at the second toll point on the Lekki- Epe Expressway.

Ambode gave this assurance during an interactive session with journalists at the Banquet Hall of the Lagos House, Ikeja.

Also the governor, in a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Habib Aruna, said he would ensure the speedy completion of the road.






     

     

    The statement also quoted the governor as saying there would be an International Airport in Epe, an Export Processing Zone in Lekki and a Deep Seaport also in Lekki.

    Ambode noted that once the highway is completed, the communities aroud it would be opened up for business activities.

    He also said his administration would make careful efforts to develop the tourism potentials of the state.

    “Should we not start thinking about how we will improve and create a 10-lane road between Ikorodu, Itoikin, Epeand Ijebu Ode so that people can go out from there? There is no point constructing the road, paying tolls and in five years’ time, the road is gone,” Ambode said.

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