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Gov. Sanwo-Olu compensated Baba Suwe, others with N500m over demolition of properties

 


Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday, issued separate checks worth N500 million to owners of houses razed to provide way for the building of the ongoing Igbogbo-Igbe Road Expansion Road project.

The Nollywood star Babatunde Omidina, often known as “Baba Suwe,” and other Ikorodu citizens were among the affected property owners who received the payments in life.

Governor Sanwo-Olu, who also dedicated the recently upgraded Ijede Road, gave the affected property owners with cheques in varying amounts.

As compensation for his demolished property, Baba Suwe received N3.1 million, while Malok Petrol Station received N100 million, Stir Oil and Gas Petrol received N36 million, and Igbe Central Mosque Degolu Junction received N8 million.

The commissioned road, according to Sanwo-Olu, was the first phase of a 6.05-kilometer renovated Ijede Road (Itamaga to EThe single route connecting Ijede, Gberigbe, and Agura Towns, as well as the other 37 settlements in Ikorodu Local Government, runs through four Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs).

The completion of the road, according to the governor, was a promise kept, emphasising that his administration had provided yet another route that would make inhabitants’ lives more pleasant and meaningful.

“In December 2019,” Sanwo-Olu remarked.wu Elepe). Ijede Road is an important strategic road that spans through the single route connecting Ijede, Gberigbe, and Agura Towns, as well as the other 37 settlements in Ikorodu Local Government, runs through four Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs).

The completion of the road, according to the governor, was a promise kept, emphasising that his administration had provided yet another route that would make inhabitants’ lives more pleasant and meaningful. “In December 2019,” Sanwo-Olu remarked.

We were on board to begin off another long-awaited rehabilitation of Ijede Road. I promised at the time that the contractor would arrive on site right away and that the project would be completed in 18 months.

“At the time, we had no idea how catastrophic the COVID 19 epidemic would be, or how the accompanying lockdown would affect the way we work and implement our initiatives.

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Mark Andura

Written by Mark Andura

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