Construction of 114 roads provides 55,000 jobs – Ambode
- June 3, 2017
- Posted by: interbau
- Category: General Construction, Road
Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday revealed that over 55,000 direct and indirect jobs were created through the construction of 114 roads which his administration, in collaboration with local councils across the state, embarked upon early this year.
Ambode who spoke at the official commissioning of some streets at Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government Area where two new streets: Molade and Temidire streets were commissioned, said between January and August this year, his administration invested over N19 billion of the state and local government funds in infrastructural renewal that the 114 road projects represent.
The governor who was represented by the Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr. Toyin Suarau, at the commissioning of Temidire Street said: “We gave jobs directly to 5,000 construction professionals and artisans and indirectly to over 50,000 dependents.”