Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Governor of Lagos State, has reaffirmed the willingness of his administration to work with the Netherlands in the areas of health, technology, education, infrastructure, tourism and trade. The Governor made this known as he hosted a team from the Netherlands led by the country’s Minister for Foreign Trade, Development and Cooperation, Mrs Sigrid Kaag, during their courtesy visit to him at his Alausa Office in Ikeja.
Sanwo-Olu appreciated the team for their visit, and highlighted similarities both Lagos and Netherlands have in common such as technology and being located below sea level. Speaking further, he said that investment opportunities abound in Lagos, and that the city was home to all.
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The beautiful Eko Atlantic City under construction
The executive Governor also spoke about the ingenuity of Eko Atlantic City.
“You know there is a new development being done at Eko Atlantic City. That is a city that is risen on top of water. It is actually an engineering that we are really proud of.
“With technology, you need to sand fill a lot of the place there, it went 12 meters down and has a height of about 9 meters up and that is twice the size of Victoria Island, we poured 10million cubic of sand to stabilize. It’s actually an engineering that we are really proud of.”
We hope this collaboration will bring back great results
In the area of water transportation, Sanwo-Olu disclosed that efforts were being made by the state to create adequate space in the water for the purpose of dredging, as a safety measure against heavy aquatic traffic. He further revealed plans to create a total transportation system with available resources, and the need to complete ongoing railways projects for a more effective transportation system in the state.
Mrs Kaag thanked the Governor, and congratulated him on his emergence. She also acknowledged his work ethic since stepping into office.
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