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Lekki Airport Will Be Completed In Two Years, Omotoso Assures Lagosians

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The commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, has said that the Lekki-Epe International Airport will be completed in two years.

Omotoso, while addressing reporters on the second term plans of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, reiterated that the Sanwo-Olu administration is committed to completing all ongoint projects and leaving a good legacy.

The commissioner also said new iconic projects will be executed to give residents greater access to the dividends of democarcy.

He said: “The Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration is not sleeping. The governor is particularly keen on ensuring Lagosians get the best of governance. This second term eill be committed to completing projects started in the first term, and even executing new ones.

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“The Lekki-Epe International Airport, which will take pressure off the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, will be built and completed in the life of this administration. Government is in talks with investors and the project is expected to be completed within two years.

“The airport will be built on about 3,500 heactares of land, accommodate about 35 aircrafts and convey five million passengers yearly.

Contractors are being identified and we’re talking to investors because it’s not something the state can fund alone from its balance sheet.”

The commissioner also said the medical university proposed by the governor will be established.

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