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LASG CALLS FOR COOPERATION AS CONSTRUCTION OF 3 ROADS BEGINS

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The Lagos State Government has called for residents cooperation as it commences the construction of 3 roads, namely Abeje Street in Ifelodun Local Council Development Areas, Abaranje and Akesan-Obadore Roads in Igando-Ikotun Local Council Development Area of the State.

Speaking at the Stakeholders’ meetings on Thursday, the Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako said that the projects were significant as indicators of a progressive leap towards making life more meaningful and abundant for the people of Lagos State.

He said that Lagos State, in line with the THEMES Agenda, had made a remarkable success in the area of infrastructural renewal as evident in the construction of the three roads in Ifelodun and Igando-Ikotun Local Council Development Areas respectively.

He disclosed that many other road projects were going on across the State in demonstration of the State Government determination to upscale social infrastructure towards making Lagos a Smart City.

” The administration of Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has been so unrelenting in upgrading road infrastructure for the socio- economic development of Lagos State”, he said.

He emphasised that the stakeholders’ meetings, held to dialogue with beneficiaries and get their feedbacks was an indication that the Mr Babajide Sanwo- Olu led administration is an inclusive government.

He explained that the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development would, as usual, carry out the delivery of Right of Way, stressing that impact would be minimized as the removal of structures to pave way for the road where necessary, would be strictly as a matter of necessity and subject to payment of compensation as applicable.

Salako enjoined members of the respective communities and adjoining communities to give their unalloyed support to the people that would be involved in the project, including staff of the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development who would be serving the statutory notices and delivering the Right of Way for the Project to berth successfully and produce the expected benefits of improved transportation and interconnectivity within the State.

The Special Adviser to the Governor on Works and infrastructure, Engr. Aramide Adeyoye assured that efforts would be geared towards the timely completion of the Project whilst the roads would be built to last with durable materials.

She urged the people to embrace the projects so as to benefit maximally in form of de-flooding, enhanced interconnectivity, provision of direct and indirect employment and enhancement of property value.

Also joining the call for the people to take ownership of the road projects were the Special Adviser to the Governor on Urban Development, Ganiyu Adele Ayuba, Member of the Lagos State House Assembly, representing Ajeromi-Ifelodun 1, Hon. Lukman Olumoh and the Chairman Igando-Ikotun Local Council Development Area, Hon. Morenike Adeshina-Williams.

Others at the meeting were Commissioner III, Audit service Commission,Hon. Jimoh Ibrahim, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development, Engr. Abiola Kosegbe and Permanent Secretary, Office of infrastructure, Engr. Rotimi Thomas as well as the General Manager, Lagos State Urban Renewal Authority ( LASURA), Ms. Ajibike Shomade.

Mukaila Sanusi
Assistant Director
Public Affairs
3rd June, 2021

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LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT GIVES UPDATE ON THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE 4TH MAINLAND BRIDGE

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The Lagos State Government through the Office of Public Private Partnerships is given the update on the construction of the 4th mainland bridge in Lagos.

Speaking at a media brief in Lagos today, the Special Adviser to the Governor on PPP, Mr. Ope George gave a brief history of the 4th mainland bridge project.

According to him, the 4th MB is a proposed Public Private Partnership transport infrastructure development, which includes the construction and operation of a greenfield tolled road and bridge with a design speed of 120kmh, including the development of adjacent real estates. According to Mr. George, the bridge is expected to become the 2nd longest in Africa, featuring three toll plazas, 9 interchanges, a 4.5km lagoon bridge and an eco-friendly environment.

It is expected to span about 37 kilometers, starting from Abraham Adesanya in Ajah, on the Eti-Osa-Lekki-Epe corridor and transverse the North West towards the lagoon shoreline of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway via Owutu/Isawo in Ikorodu.

It aims to relieve severe congestion on the existing 3rd Mainland Bridge; whilst opening new areas for the future development. The project is expected to cost us $2.5billion.

Mr. Ope George further disclosed that the 4th MB project has gone through the competitive bidding process, the request for proposal Stage 1 (RFP 1) and the request for proposal Stage 2 (RFP 2). The RFP Stage 2 was then issued to three shortlisted bidders, namely:

1. Mota – Engil (Nig & Africa) CCCC & CRBC consort.

2. CGGC – CGC Joint Venture.

3. CCECC & CRCCIG Consortium.

Conclusively, the Special Adviser disclosed that the Evaluation Committee, which comprises of representatives from the LASG, Ministry of works, OPPP and the project Advisers, commenced the evaluation of the submitted RFP Stage 2 documents on the 17th November, 2022, with the announcement of the preferred bidder to be publicised before the end of the year 2022.

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LAGOS SET TO HOST THIRD REAL ESTATE MARKETPLACE CONFERENCE, EXHIBITIONS

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Lagos State Real Estate Regulatory Authority (LASRERA) has concluded plans to host the third edition of the Lagos Real Estate Marketplace Conference and Exhibitions.

The Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor on Housing, Mrs. Toke Benson-Awoyinka disclosed this at the weekend in Ikeja, stating that the event has been scheduled for Tuesday, 7th and Wednesday, 8th December 2022 at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island.

Benson-Awoyinka added that discussions at the event will be in the form of a Town Hall Meeting, themed: “The Lagos Real Estate Emerging Markets – Mitigating Potential Risks”.

She emphasised the need for stakeholders in the Real Estate Market to protect the sector from impostors whose actions portend great risk to the Real Estate Market in the State.

The Special Adviser revealed that seasoned speakers are already billed for this year’s Conference and Exhibition to deliberate on potential risks in Real Estate Transactions and Laws that protect Real Estate investment Transactions, Policies and Guidelines about Lagos State Real Estate Sector.

Benson-Awoyinka stated that the event is meant to redefine the Lagos State Real Estate Market to meet developmental standards and to attract more international investment opportunities for the State Real Estate.

While assuring that LASRERA will continue to play its role as the State Government’s Regulator in the Built Sector by strengthening and curbing the potential risks for investors/investees in the Market, she urged individuals/organisations that are yet to register with the Agency can do so at the event.

The Special Adviser, therefore, promised that the Lagos State Government will continue to sustain the platform of the annual conference for stakeholders to brainstorm on how to ensure that Real Estate Business Transactions meet the Smart City vision as conceptualised in the T.H.E.M.E.S agenda of the State Government.

She also implored interested persons willing to participate in the two-day Conference and Exhibitions to register via: https://3rdlagrealconference.eventbrite.com free of charge.

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5 foods that can prevent erectile dysfunction

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Erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction can cause stress, relationship strain and low self-confidence.

Erectile dysfunction is a condition that can make it difficult to get or maintain an erection. It can be a sign of a physical or psychological condition.

The main symptom is a man’s inability to get or keep an erection firm enough for sexual intercourse.

Some foods are perfect for men’s sexual health and regulating erectile dysfunction.

Following certain foods may also be helpful. Here’s a list of them below:

  • Avocados

Avocados work magic for men’s libido. It contains Vitamin E and Zinc which increases testosterone and sperm quality.

  • Oats

This breakfast food is excellent for the penis. It helps men reach orgasm. Wild oats are an aphrodisiac because it possesses amino acid L-Arginine which helps the blood vessel in the penis relax. The blood vessel in the penis relaxing is important in maintaining an erection and reaching orgasm.

  • Coffee

Studies have shown caffeine prevents erectile dysfunction. Caffeine increases blood flow to the penile arteries and muscles.

  • Watermelon

This is called in popular lingo “penis fruit” it has L-Arginine which helps a man who has erectile dysfunction

  • Spinach

Spinach contains folate and folate helps blood flow. Folic acid is an important supplement and deficiency in it causes erectile dysfunction.

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