Residents are overflown with joy as Lagos state government finally begins the construction of a proper drainage system to help curb flooding in Mosan Okunola and Agbado Okeodo district of Ayobo Ipaja LCDA. Press reports claim that construction works have already begun on the Aboru/Akinola drainage channel and will soon be extended to all other parts of the area. This new development is said to be very pleasing to the residents of Ayobo Ipaja LCDA in Lagos state because the new drainage will help stop the annual loss of lives and properties usually caused by flooding in that area.
The government of Lagos State has reportedly begun the construction of a 9km drainage system in Ayobo Ipaja LCDA
Mr Tunji Bello, the Commissioner for Environment & Water Resources in Lagos State, disclosed to newsmen that floods have reportedly caused the loss of properties worth millions of Naira in Ayobo Ipaja LCDA before now. This disclosure was made at the recent stakeholders’ meeting held over the weekend at Abule Egba where he also announced that a 9km drainage will be constructed for the area.
According to press reports, Mr Bello notably gave his assurance to residents that the drainage system, which will be constructed in their neighbourhood, will be of excellent quality. He also charged the general public to cooperate with the government by helping monitor the projects and giving useful feedback as well. Other reports also claim that the Lagos state government has promised that it would similarly reconstruct the popular 20 meters Akinola Bridge that recently collapsed in the area.
If you have doubts about this new update regarding the construction of a 9km drainage in Ayobo Ipaja LCDA, watch the press video below to confirm the report.
Lagos State Commences Construction Of 9km Akinola/Aboru Drainage Channel