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Pres. Tinubu flags off Lagos-Calabar Coastal Road, inaugurates other projects in Lagos

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President Bola Tinubu has flagged off the Lagos-Calabar Coastal Road on Victoria Island, Lagos and inaugurated some road projects in the mega city.

According to projections, the 700-kilometre highway, which passes through eight states and ends in Calabar, the capital of Cross River State, will accelerate Nigeria’s economic growth.

Governors, deputy governors, his Chief of Staff, Femi Gbajabiamila, ministers, members of the National Assembly, and traditional rulers were among the dignitaries at the flag-off ceremony.

The president had earlier inaugurated the reconstructed Apapa-Oworonshoki-Ojota Expressway and the rehabilitated Third Mainland Bridge.

It was witnessed by the Chairman of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, the Senate President, Sen. Godswill Akpabio; the Deputy Speaker, Ben Kalu; the Governor of Lagos, Jide Sanwo-Olu, represented by the Deputy Governor, Femi Amzat; the Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum and Governor of Kwara State, Abdulrahman AbdulRazaq; Hope Uzodinman of Imo; Mai Mala Buni; Dikko Rada of Katsina State; and Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto of Sokoto.

Others are governors Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State, Lucky Aiyedatiwa of Ondo, the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Wale Edun, the Minister of Budget and Economic Planning, Atiku Bagudu, and the Minister for Special Duties, Zephaniah Jisalo.

Members of the National Assembly, the Lagos State House of Assembly, the Lagos State Executive Council, and traditional rulers were also present.

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