The Lagos State governor – elect , Babajide Sanwo – Olu , has said he will end the protracted gridlock in Apapa area of the state within the first 60 days of his administration .
He said not minding the politics involved , he would rid the area of all the trailers whose operations have been responsible for the intractable gridlock .
Sanwo – Olu said this on Saturday during an interactive session with his classmates at the Executive Master of Business Administration class, University of Lagos , 1998 / 2000 set .
The erstwhile classmates held a Congratulatory Dinner Reception , in Sanwo – Olu ’ s honour at Wheatbaker Hotel in Ikoyi.
At the dinner , they presented to him a policy document designed by them , which contained their ideas and suggestions on some of what Sanwo – Olu could do in office to have a successful tenure .
They also asked him specific questions and his plans about them .
One of the questions was what he would do about the trailers causing the gridlock in Apapa .
Taking on the issue , Sanwo – Olu promised that within the first 60 days in office , he would rid Apapa of the trailers .
He said , “ The Apapa trailer issue ; it ’ s a campaign issue ; it ’ s very serious ; I’ m going to take it very seriously .
“ I believe that it is something that we are going to solve in the first 60 days of our government . Whatever is going to be required of us , we will take them out .
“ There is a lot of politics being played around there . But no , it cannot be the way we ’ ll continue to live . We cannot continue to give excuses . ”
The governor – elect , however , said as a long – term solution , his administration would develop the Badagry Port , to diffuse the pressure on the Apapa Port .
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