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JUST IN: Sanwo-Olu commissions Yaba Overpass Bridge for use


Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday (today), commissioned the Yaba Overpass Bridge for use.

From the report, Sanwo-Olu arrived at the commissioning centre at about 12.20 p.m., and he was received by his deputy, Kadiri Obafemi Hamzat and the state All Progressives Congress (APC) chairman, Cornelius Ojelabi, who was represented by the deputy chairman.

The governor was welcomed to the venue by praise singers and cheers from Lagosians, who gathered all over him as he moved around to greet the many dignitaries on the ground.

The Yaba Overpass bridge being commissioned today is one of the four that the state government has lined up for commissioning. The remaining overpasses waiting to be commissioned are at Oyingbo, Mushin, and Ikeja Overpass.

Dignitaries present at the project commissioning are Speaker Mudashiru Obasa, represented by Hon. Ademola Kasumu, Transportation Commissioner Oluwaseun Osiyemi, and the Special Adviser to the Governor on Transportation Sola Giwa, royal fathers led by representatives of the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, represented by Opeluwa Onido, Oba Bashiru Oloto, Oloto of Oyo, the Onisabe of Igbobi-Sabe, in Yaba, the Chairman of Yaba, LCDA Hon. Kayode Oniyale, who led another league of council chairmen.

Also on the ground are the Former High Commissioner to Ghana, Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro, the Managing Directors of LAMATA, Engr Abimbola Akinajo and the Managing Director of Craneburg Construction, the contractor for the Yaba Overpass Bridge Gilbert Sassine, as well as top functionaries of the government, as well as representatives of the University of Lagos and Yabatech.



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