2nd January, 2022
By Bolaji Buhari
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has inaugurated twelve roads in Surulere I Federal Constituency in Lagos.
The roads, which were either reconstructed or rehabilitated included Odejayi Crescent, Olodeokuta Street, Ramos Street, Rosamond Street, Iponri Zone A-B Road, Mayday Road and Bishop Kaale Road.
Others are Bishop Howell Road, Royal Estate Road, Eric Moore Towers Road, Mabo -Fashoro-Bishop link Road and Shodipe -Akobi-Owokoniran-Laniyan link Road.
The speaker had on Dec. 30 inaugurated 13 inner roads, including Nathan Street, Jacob Street, Atan Street, Leigh Street, Jacob Street and Ajao Road.
He urged the people around the delivered projects to take ownership of them so as to serve their purpose.
“All these roads and other projects we are delivering are to make life better for our people in Surulere.
“So, I appeal to you to take ownership of these projects and not do anything that would compromise their structural integrity,” he said.
Gbajabiamila said he was irrevocably committed to the welfare and wellbeing of his constituents, adding that he would continue to execute impactful projects in the area.
Also, Mr Suleiman Yusuf, Chairman of Surulere Local Government Area, commended the speaker for the construction of the roads and other projects he had facilitated in the area.
Yusuf described Gbajabiamila as a true and worthy representative, who had impacted many lives in Surulere.
“Mr Gbajabiamila has done so much for us in Surulere. Since he assumed office as the Speaker, Surulere has experienced a turnaround with many lives touched.
“Over 120 roads have been completed by the speaker in this area and we are still counting.
“Apart from roads, he has executed so many other projects that are too numerous to mention, talk of hospitals, stadia, schools and so on.
“We thank the Speaker for all he has done and I want to appeal to our people in Surulere to continue to support him to do more.