=== (AGENDAWATCHDOG) === Owners of properties demolished to make way for ongoing Igbogbo-Igbe Road Expansion Project have been compensated by the Lagos State Government to the tune of N500 million.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu presented the cheques to the affected property owners, which included Nollywood actor, Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe, who got a sum of N3. 1 million as compensation for his demolished property, with Malok Petrol Station and Stir Oil and Gas Petrol receiving N100 millions and N36 million respectively, while Igbe Central Mosque Degolu Junction got N8 million.
The project which Governor Sanwo-Olu commissioned, was the first phase of upgraded Ijede Road (Itamaga to Ewu Elepe), which was 6. 05km. Ijede Road is a major strategic road that cuts across four Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs), and it is the only road leading to Ijede, Gberigbe, Agura Towns and other 37 communities in Ikorodu Local Government.
Speaking at the occasion, Sanwo-Olu said “Today, we will also present compensation cheques to some of the affected people whose properties had to give way for the Igbogbo-Igbe Road Expansion Project. This speaks to the fact that ours is a responsive government alive to its responsibilities to deliver the greatest good to the greatest number.