Sanwo-Olu grants concessions on Lekki-Ikoyi toll gate reopening


Sanwo-Olu grants concessions on Lekki-Ikoyi toll gate reopening - Punch  NewspapersTHE Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has met with stakeholders over the re-opening of the Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge toll plaza.

The PUNCH had reported that residents faulted the Lekki Concession Company for the toll plaza which re-commenced on April 1.

A statement issued on Monday by the Commissioner for Information, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, said the meeting took place at Lagos House, Marina on Sunday.

He said, “As part of the consultations on the return of tolling to the Ikoyi Link Bridge, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has met with the stakeholders.

“At the meeting, which took place at Lagos House, Marina, on Sunday, were leaders of the Lekki Residents Association and Lekki Residents and Stakeholders Association.

“On the government’s side were, besides Mr Governor, Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN); Commissioner for Transportation, Frederic Oladeinde; Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso; LCC Managing Director, Yomi Omomuwasan and LCC Board member, Obafemi George.

“The guests explained their position on the matter and demanded some concessions. Mr Sanwo-Olu agreed to make some concessions after showing evidence of LCC’s financial situation and why tolling should resume at the plaza.

“The LCC management will soon be announcing details of the concessions, following the governor’s directive.”

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