We are going to shield curiosity of border residents – says Ogun Commissioner

By Adémólá Orunbon

The Ogun State authorities has assured individuals and residents of the State, that any interplay or engagements on the proposed purple line gentle rail mission between Lagos and Ogun States, in partnership with the Nigerian Railway Company (NRC) and different stakeholders, can be pushed and championed, solely by Ministries Departments and Companies of the state.

The State Commissioner for Transportation, Engr. Gbenga Dairo, disclosed this in Abeokuta, the State capital, whereas talking with newsmen in his workplace, enthusing that the mission was a results of a vibrant collaboration between Lagos and Ogun States in the direction of guaranteeing social and financial integration among the many residents and governments of each neighbouring states.

“Certainly, the State has assured all individuals and residents of the state, that any interplay or engagements on the Joint Lagos Ogun actions, together with the purple line mission, will probably be pushed and championed, solely by Ministries Departments and Companies of the State, and can shield and respect their rights and opinions”, Dairo stated.

He asserted that this and different collaborative efforts are a part of the fall-out, of the Lagos-Ogun joint improvement fee, which was inaugurated by the governors of each States, Prince Dapo Abiodun, and Babajide Sanwo-Olu earlier this 12 months.

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He additional asserted that the State authorities was in lively consultations with residents and indigenes of border-communities which can be affected by improvement associated actions arising from the collaboration, including that “no choices have but been reached, neither have any State place previously adopted”.

In keeping with the Commissioner, no effort will probably be spared at guaranteeing that insurance policies and choices formulated and executed or carried out can be according to the very best curiosity of the residents of the state.

“I wish to affirm that Ogun State restates its precept of adopting a considerate, methodical, deliberate, consultative, inclusive and targeted method to service and mission supply to the individuals of Ogun. The red-line gentle rail mission between Lagos and Ogun, beneath improvement in collaboration with Nigerian Railway Company (NRC), is testimony to the joint efforts of Lagos and Ogun, at addressing frequent points”, Dairo said.