Friday 19 January 2018

Residents Plead Government Intervention On Abeokuta Fuel Scarcity!

The last, obviously has not been heard of fuel scarcity situation, that currently plagued Nigerian states since December 2017, and which ushered Nigerians into a New year. While some states, like Lagos, seems to have resolved the issue, Ogun State, Southwest Nigeria, appears to be battling with the challenge.

Long fuel queue leading to NNPC Filling station, Abeokuta 
Some commercial vehicle drivers in Abeokuta, whom Roving Informant engaged in conversation with, concerning the situation, during a visit to the Ogun state capital on Thursday, January 18th, 2018, had this to say: "This fuel scarcity is frustrating, we are forced to increase transportation fares because of this. Its not that fuel supplies do not come to Abeokuta, as a matter of fact, they do supply fuel here, we all see fully loaded tankers bring in fuel to some filling stations, but they will not sell. Instead, you will see them at nights smuggling the supplies through the small towns...and before you knew it, the fuel meant to serve Abeokuta residents is at the is just sad that we have to suffer this way because of selfishness and greed. Only very few filling stations actually sells". 

NNPC Filling station, Abeokuta, selling the Pms product on Thursday, January 18th, 2018.

Further Information gathered from some Abeokuta residents, who spoke on anonymity grounds, buttressed the factor stated earlier by the commercial drivers, as a major cause of the lingering fuel scarcity situation. They plead government's intervention,  by investigating these allegations, and provide a lasting solution.

Wednesday 17 January 2018

Call-Out To Eti-Osa Local Government Secretariat Igbo-Efon... Please Clean Out Your Toilets!

"When the foundation is destroyed, what can the righteous do?. When toilets in a Secretariat where a Local Government Chairman and Counsellor supposedly resume duty daily is in this state....what becomes of other public facilities under the care of local governments across the state?.

Photos below show the current state (as as Wednesday, January 17, 2018) of Eti-Osa Local Government Secretariat, Igbo-Efon, along Lekki Express Way.

Warning: Images below might nauseate You!

Eti Osa Local Govt. Secretariat toilet Igbo Efon, Lekki

Eti Osa Local Govt. Secretariat toilet Igbo Efon, Lekki

People, staff and visitors of the Secretariat use this toilet daily. Despite a tap and water containers in the premises, the toilets are not flushed after use. 

Stench, filth and total mess..(pardon my use of word) can only best describe the state of this toilet.

Are there no cleaners and supervisors responsible for keeping these toilets clean??

Eti Osa Local Govt. Secretariat toilet Igbo Efon, Lekki

How on earth can we progress as a state and a nation when government workers, people trusted with the responsibility of seeing to the day-to-day management and policy implementation of a state do so in such lackadaisical manner. 

There is need to review our approach to work and responsibility, if we must progress.

This is shameful and needs to be addressed speedily!

Wednesday 10 January 2018

Uncompleted Pedestrian-Bridge Projects On Lekki-Epe Express-Way Needs Attention!

The aim of constructing pedestrian bridges on major roads in metropolis, is to ensure safety of pedestrians, curtail accidents and ease traffic flow; other reasons include, but not limited to: complementing landscapes and decoratively linking two distinct areas.

Pedestrian Bridges serve their purpose only when they are completed and safe to use. The rate of uncompleted Foot-Bridge projects along Lekki-Epe express way is disturbing and calls for immediate attention. 

Uncompleted Foot Bridge at Agungui, Lekki-Epe express way

The picture below show school pupils, of Ikota Primary School, crossing the ever busy Lekki - Epe express way with the aid of traffic officials. Pupils from this primary school especially, have been at the receiving end of ghastly accidents on this axis. As a result there have been glamours for a pedestrian bridge at Ikota bus-stop and other major bus-stops along the Lekki-Epe express way. 

Ikota Primary School Pupils crossing the express road with the aid of Traffic officials

Traffic official aiding School Pupils to cross the express road

The last completed pedestrian bridge on the Lekki axis is seen at Jakande bus-stop. That of Agungui, Ikota and Victoria Garden City (VGC) remain uncompleted as seen in pictures below.

Uncompleted Foot Bridge at Agungui, Lekki-Epe express way

Uncompleted Foot-bridge at Ikota, Lekki - Epe express way

Uncompleted Foot-bridge at VGC, Lekki - Epe express way

This an an appeal to the Lagos state government and any other organisation(s) responsible for these uncompleted projects to consider completed them.