Few days after the opening of the reconstructed T.O.S Benson / Dangote road at Ipakodo, a former Commissioner for Information in Lagos State and Agba Akin of Ikorodu has commended the Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu for his prompt intervention on the rehabilitation of the road.
Otunba Elesho also commended the Majority Leader of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon S.O.B Agunbiade and other political office holders and representatives for their contributions towards the rehabilitation of the road.
He equally praised the Commissioner for Transportation, Hon Fredrick Oladeinde for living up to his promises on the road reconstruction.
‘To God Almighty be the glory, that portion of our road which sometimes ago became a serious problem and albatross to motorists and pedestrians have been fully reconstructed and opened for public use’, he said.
‘I want to commend the prompt actions taken by the Hon Commissioner for Transportation Dr Frederick Oladeinde who rose up to the challenge immediately the problems of that portion of the road was raised.
He promised lkorodu Division people that the road will be reconstructed, a promise that has now been fulfilled and promptly delivered’, he adeed.
Elesho also commended ‘our Elder Statesman, Baba Aladura Olorunfunmi Bashorun, who also went out of his ways to regularly connect with top Government functionaries until the road is fully repaired. Mention must be made of the efforts of other political Leaders’.
He also expressed ‘appreciation goes to our Representatives at both the National and State Assemblies who also contributed immensely to the repairs of the road, most especially Hon S.O.B Agunbiade who almost turned himself to site supervisor of the project’.
Ikorodu youths were also commended for their social media advocacy on the road.
‘I must equally thank our Youths for crying out loud on the sufferings and difficulties being faced by the people on that road.
I must single out for commendation, Mr Abolaji Oluwaseun Elesho who personally led persistent and serious outcry on WhatsApp on the bad nature of the road.
I thank various Social Media houses in Ikorodu Division for strongly supporting the clarion call’, he noted.
Concluding, Elesho appealed to Governor Sanwo-Olu to commence the immediate rehabilitation of the bye pass and the inner roads used during the rehabilitation exercise and which has now become deplorable.
‘I want to appeal to the State Government to immediately rehabilitate the roads used during the closure of the main road. That road is no more in good shape. Like Oliver Twist, we are appealing for more roads rehabilitation across lkorodu Division’.