By Olasunkanmi Akoni
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, in his Democracy Day speech, mentioned his administration had launched into tasks, within the final one 12 months, in direction of the realisation of the ‘Greater Lagos’ aspirations to make life higher for all in a 21st century economic system.
Sanwo-Olu said this on Friday, June 12, in a statewide dwell broadcast to residents in commemoration of the maiden Democracy Day.
The governor, who rolled out varied achievements of his administration inside the 12 months underneath assessment, mentioned: “Without a doubt, within the final 365 days a lot has occurred in our state that we have to be proud and grateful for.
“In my inauguration tackle, I promised you a ‘Greater Lagos’. Today, on the primary anniversary of that inauguration, it’s my pleasure to temporary you concerning the progress we have now made within the journey in direction of a ‘Greater Lagos’, utilizing the THEMES agenda as our automobile.
“Traffic administration and transportation is the primary leg of our THEMES agenda. Considering the pivotal position of transportation as a serious driver of socio-economic actions, our aim is to develop a dependable intermodal system of transportation.
“On February 4, 2020, we made an enormous leap in our resolve to develop an built-in transport system by formally commissioning eight new, state-of-the-art ferries, to kick-start our enlargement of the LAGFERRY Service.
”Since then we have now seen a outstanding improve within the variety of commuters on our waterways.”