Lagos and Ogun States have launched a joint growth fee, which is geared in direction of fast-tracking infrastructure growth and smoothening areas of cooperation between each states, particularly in border communities.
Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Ogun Governor Dapo Abiodun introduced the event on their respective social media pages.
Lagos and Ogun account for a bit of Nigeria’s factories and companies. Most people who reside in Ogun, earn a residing in Lagos–Nigeria’s business capital.
Nevertheless, highway infrastructure linking each southwest states has been left to crumble and decay by means of the years and there was little, if any cooperation, between governments in each states.
Previous governors of each states have additionally bickered over who ought to accumulate taxes from of us who reside in Ogun however work in Lagos.
“Let’s hope this results in an improve of the infrastructure in these uncared for cities like Akute, Mowe, Iju, Ishaga, Ọta, Agbára, and so on, on the boundaries of each states,” says journalist Nicholas Ibekwe