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Just In: Sanwo-Olu Declares Lekki Toll Gate “Free”


Just In: Sanwo-Olu Declares Lekki Toll Gate “Free”

Just In: The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared Lekki toll gate free. This development was made known by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Gboyega Akosile via his verified Twitter handle @gboyegaakosile on Wednesday. According to Akosile’s tweets ,

“Breaking: Governor @jidesanwoolu declares Lekki toll gates free tomorrow Thur11th July 2019 at peak periods of the day just as he inspected drainage channels in Ajah axis. The opening of the gates is to assist @followlasg get a good result on the traffic surveys being undertaken, Akosile Tweeted.

Recall that, Lekki Concession Company (LCC) had been tolling the road since 18th of December, 2011 during the tenure of former Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Raji Fashola. Mr Fashola however backed the decision of the state government to toll the road, According to him, “the concessionaire is not a charity organization, thus, the introduction of the toll gate on the 50 kilometer road that was under construction. He said the concessionaire will run the toll system for a period long enough to make his money and a reasonable profit without profiteering, “then the road becomes the asset of Lagos State and Lagosians after.”…

Lekki toll gate

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