Akinwunmi Ambode reassures of better opportunities ahead
Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode is optimistic that the New Year will present limitless opportunities and true happiness for residents.
Speaking at the grand finale of the 2016 One Lagos Fiesta held at the Bar Beach front in Victoria Island to usher in the New Year, Ambode restated his commitment to roll out programmes and policies that will further showcase the progress the state has made so far.
“Our vision remains the same: to create a smart mega city where business and creative opportunity abound; where physical and social amenities are world class; and where lives and property are safe and secured.”
Alluding to the fact that 2017 is significant as Lagos would mark the 50th anniversary, the governor said the state is exceptionally blessed with human and capital resources, which he said his administration will continue to explore to make life more comfortable for the people.
He said the One Lagos Fiesta, which ran from December 24, 2016 to January 1, 2017, was expanded to celebrate the inclusiveness and diversity of the state across the five locations including Ikorodu, Badagry, Agege, Lagos Island and Epe.
Ambode also said that in recognition of the fact that the youth represent the symbol of the state’s verve and vitality, his administration will provided more platforms of opportunities in 2017.