Jul 21, 2014 - Desirous of getting to the root of the recent face off between men of the Armed Forces and a BRT driver on the accident along Ikorodu Road in which a soldier lost his life, Lagos State Governor, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN) on Monday inaugurated a Tribunal of Enquiry on the accident and subsequent arson and destruction of the BRT buses, charging the Tribunal to unravel the real and remote causes of the action.
The Governor, who spoke at the Conference Room of the Lagos House, Ikeja added that it was deeply regrettable that the incident led to the loss of the life of a soldier and also led to the loss of properties in the aftermath. He tasked the Tribunal to inquire into whether the act was committed by soldiers and if they did not, who did it... Read More
Century old Carter Bridge, a major arterial road connecting Lagos Island with the Mainland and environs like Ijora Olopa, Iddo Terminus, Offin and Ebute Ero were on Sunday evening brightly lit as Lagos State Governor; Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN) switched on 412 light fittings on the bridge aimed at improving security and encouraging human and vehicular traffic at night.
The bridge, first built by the colonial government in 1901 and later rebuilt in 1973, had for many years been devoid of capacity traffic at nights because it was always dark and, therefore, considered unsafe by both motorists and pedestrians. But, in a brief but... Read More
Jul 14 - This is the 6th consecutive year that we have commemo-rated this event since I declared in 2008 that July 14 will be our State's Tree Planting Day. It speaks eloquently to the consistency of our Government in formulating policies and staying with them. All over the world today, wherever you go, you will observe that cities and countries are embarking on massive tree planting and greening programmes. It is a serious... More Speeches
Jul 20 - In his avowed determination to find a lasting solution to the traffic gridlock in Apapa as a result of fuel and other cargo distribution operations, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), Sunday again visited the Apapa Port area renewing his earlier pledge that his administration would neither give up nor surrender until a solution... Read More
Jul 20 - Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), Sunday charged officials of the State's Transport Management Authority (LASTMA) and those of the Kick Against Indiscipline (KAI) to always do their jobs with compassion and confine themselves to their primary job responsibilities without digression to enable the State win... Read More