Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said that the state government is building an additional 30-hectares wide park for trucks, to ease the gridlock in the Apapa area of the state.
Making this statement after his he has began talks with the Federal Government to allow for the immediate use of the 700-truck capacity Lilypond Terminal to park trucks.
He said, “We are addressing the chaos created by the indiscriminate parking of trailers along the routes.
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“We have to set out our activities in a methodical order and see how we can redevelop Apapa. There is already an extensive road construction project going on in the area. We have to set out our activities in a methodical order and see how we can redevelop Apapa”
He noted that the Liverpool and Creek roads have already been completed.
He promised that “By October, all the road network leading in and out of the port area would be opened up for public use.”