Plans have been concluded to commence reconstruction work on the Lagos’ Apapa-Oworonshoki Expressway is beginning from next week.
The President, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote disclosed this in an interview with State House correspondents after a meeting stakeholders around Apapa had with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Tuesday.
According to him, the meeting was meant to resolve the gridlock around the Apapa area.
He said: “Work on the Apapa-Oworonshoki way is going to start next week. Everything, including the design, has been handed over. We will start work next week.”
It would be recalled that the Federal Government announced that Dangote Group, Honeywell Group, and BUA Group will repair Apapa port as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo in a tweet had said that he took an helicopter ride to access an aerial view of the level of traffic confusion at the Apapa.
The official Twitter account of the Federal Government of Nigeria also tweeted that “Dangote Group will carry out palliative works and reconstruction of some major sections of Apapa road; completion by June/July 2018.”