According to report reaching oyogist.com, the Executive Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-olu has unveiled a 10-years infrastructural ambition for Lagos state.
He disclosed this at the Ehingbeti Lagos Economic Summit, which the President, General Muhammaddu Buhari, New DG of WTO Ngozi Okonjo-iweala, Akin Adesina, Mo Ibrahim and other dignitaries were in attendance.
The Governor took to his verified Twitter handle to reveal the plans of the state government.
He tweeted: “Lagos is the economic capital of Nigeria and I invite our residents, visitors and investors to look ahead to the next decade, and the possibilities that lie ahead for Lagos as we set this great city up for accelerated progress.”
“There will be a city-wide network of colour-coded Metro Lines, the first two of which – Red and Blue lines – will move over 34.5 million people monthly, cutting travel time by over 250 percent.”
“By 2030, Lagos will proudly stand beside every other megacity in the world, in terms of its capacity to transport its people.”
“We are putting water transportation infrastructure in place to make our waterway transport systems a central element of life in the metropolis and The Fourth Mainland Bridge will come to define the cityscape of the 2020s.”
“By 2030, Lagos will be a Smart City, fully covered by a network of several thousands of kilometers of fibre optic infrastructure that will carry broadband internet into homes, offices and schools.”
“The Smart City that is unfolding will also be home to a network of intelligent cameras that will support not only security and policing across the State, but also traffic management and data collection for urban planning.”
“By 2030, we will be home to one of the largest Rice Mills in the world, after we deliver our 32 metric tons per hour rice factory in Imota, which will produce 2.8 million bags of 50kg bags of rice per annum.”