Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, has said his administration is ready to provide 20 new rural roads annually in each of the Local Governments across the state.
Ambode disclosed this during a meeting with members of the Neighbourhood Watch and Community Development Committees, CDCs, in the state at the Lagos House, Ikeja
Ambode who was represented at the meeting by his Deputy, Dr. Oluranti Adebule, said the policy focus of his administration would be community development.
He reiterated the commitment of his administration to ensure the provision of 20 new rural roads in each of the councils as promised during the electioneering campaigns.
Ambode also appreciated the contributions of the Neighbourhood Watch members to the maintenance of law and order in the communities,
Reacting to the guesture, the Coordinator of the Neighbourhood Watch, Alhaji Akeem Sanni commended the state government for always according the Watchers recognition; saying that whatever the members lack in terms of equipment would be channelled to the governor.
Lagos, the commercial city of Nigeria has 20 local government Areas and 33 Local council Development Areas.