Gov. Ambode promises three new general hospitals for Lagosians

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has announced that three new state-owned hospitals are to be built in 2017 as part of plans to advance healthcare for residents.

At a Town Hall Meeting held at Shibiri/Ekunpa Area Office in Oto-Awori Local Council on Friday, Governor Ambode disclosed plans to construct three ultra-modern healthcare hospitals, noting that he has directed contractors to expedite construction on the projects.

“Talking about General Hospitals, in the budget we have designated General Hospitals for three areas and Ojo Local Government is one of them. It is in the pipeline, it’s just a matter of time, we are already closing in on it,” he said.

The governor also promised residents in the riverine area of Oto Awori that healthcare services will be made available and accessible to them in order to improve quality of life.

“This area is traditionally and historically known to be a major supporter of government and we must give them back for the support which they have always been known for,” he said.

Governor Ambode opens new TBS bus terminal

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode opened the new bus terminal at the Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos, yesterday, assuring residents of the city that his administration plans to improve Lagos State to meet up with international standards.

Ambode noted that the bus terminal is part of the plan to create jobs for the unemployed youths in the state.

“The new bus terminal is the beginning of development in the transportation sector in Lagos state. Many are still coming,” the governor said.

“This is part of what we have in the manifesto during campaign period. We are assuring Lagos residents that more development is on the way.

“There will be a lot of social activities at the TBS where the youths will be gainfully employed.

Ambode said that his administration is keeping up with the promises he made during his campaign for gubernatorial office, noting that the objective is to make Lagos attractive to international tourists.