Eye on Ambode: Lagos is Africa’s fifth largest economy, Deep seaport project underway in Badagry and more

It’s another edition of Eye on Ambode. Here, we bring to you a recap of some of the week’s activities of Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode. So here are some of the things you should know from this past week:

Governor Ambode received a delegation from the Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) this week. The team with the governor at Lagos House, Alausa and it was made known here at Lagos is the fifth largest economy in Africa.

Governor Ambode expressed delight at this revelation and also made it known that the state government will continue to provide the support that the private sector needs to thrive since the economy of the state largely depends on the sector.


Also, Governor Ambode met with the Executive Management of APM Terminals (Maersk Group) as regards the Badagry Deep Seaport project.

He said the project has attracted foreign investment estimated at over $2.6billion into the state.

Upon completion of the project which began in 2012, the port is poised to be the largest of its kind in Africa.ambode-2

Finally, the Lagos state government reiterated its commitment to security and safety of lives when it presented some Toyota Hilux vans to the Victoria Island/Ikoyi Residents Association.

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