The commissioner adds that about 29.6 hectares of land are to be reclaimed for the project, which would involve revetment work to protect the jetty area, would also eliminate illegal dredging activities in the area.The project, which would be executed in three phases, is part of the state’s efforts to revitalise and augment inter-modal transportation system and housing development.The Oworonshoki axis, in Lagos, linking the popular Third Mainland Bridge and the Lagos Island, is to be transformed into transportation, entertainment and tourism hubs.
The news of the death of Dr Orji rocked every nook and cranny of the society as people kept wondering what could have made the doctor do it and the things that could have been done to avert it.Traditional folklore has it that the name 'Ikosi' is a short form of the saying 'Kosi Kosi' which refers to the saying of the early settlers to visitors that they never hoard their things from visitors. Aina Ejo founder of Ikosi kingdom begat Taiwo and Kehinde in 1795, Kehinde begat Bakare Onikosi, Rufai Oloyede and others Taiwo-Olowo begat Yesufu Oke Taiwo, Joseph Ogunlana Taiwo, Funmilayo Taiwo and the last born who became the first statutory King of modern Ikosi - Oba Adegboyega Taiwo (Akeja Oniyanru I) who was born in 1901 and ruled between 1996 to 2006.He was the statutory Chairman and Oba Bashua of Somolu was the vice-chairman of the Chieftaincy Committee of Somolu local Government till 1996.The briefing is part of activities marking the two years of Gov. Akinsanya gave the locations as Ilase in Ojo, Ito-Omu waterfront in Epe, Ilado in Amuwo-Odofin, Ofin waterfront in Igbogbo, Baiyeku waterfront in Igbogbo, VIP Chalet, Apa waterfront and Isalu-Iya Afin in Badagry.The commissioner said the ministry had also started reclaiming of about 29.8 hectares at Oworonshoki foreshore where infrastructure would be provided that would serve as a major transportation hub for water and bus services.
While people are yet to come to terms with the incident, another woman purportedly tried taking her own life on the Third Mainland Bridge on Friday, March 24.