The Lagos State House of Assembly has asked the state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, to immediately direct the Public Works Bureau of the state to embark on palliative measure on Daleko Road in Mushin area of the state.
The decision was reached after the lawmaker representing Mushin Constituency 1 at the House, Olawale Olayiwola, moved the motion under Matters of Urgent Public Importance.
Daleko road is a major road in the Mushin area and known for high influx of people due to the commercial activities which take place in the area daily.
The road had been in a deplorable condition for sometime now resulting in heavy gridlock even on adjourning roads.
Olayiwola said the road had brought untold hardship on the people of his constituency.
He stressed the need for the state to urgently find solution to deplorable condition of the road.
“I want to call the attention of this House to the deplorable condition of Daleko Road in Mushin, which is the commercial area where people come to trade from different parts of the state.
“This road has been abandoned by the contractor handling this project awarded two years ago,” he lamented before his colleagues.
Supporting the motion, Adefunmilayo Tejuoso, who represents Mushin Constituency 2, added that there was need for immediate attention on the road considering the importance of the road to commerce in the state.
In his contributing, a lawmaker, Bisi Yusuff, called for a holistic approach on the entire roads in the state.
Speaker Mudashiru Obasa however told the House that no road project in the state was abandoned but that there was lack of fund which had delayed some of the projects.
In a related development, the lawmaker representing Oshodi/Isolo Constituency 2, Jude Idimogu, drew the attention of the House to the fracas that occurred between commercial motorcyclists and officials of the Nigerian Police in his constituency.
He said the fracas led to the burning of a police van and subsequently led to chaos and breaking down of law and order in the area.
His appeal to the law enforcement agents in the state to ensure sanity prevails was adopted as a resolution of the House.