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LASG FLAGS OFF CONSTRUCTION OF NEW WHITE SAND OYINGBO JETTY     

 As part of efforts to boost the multimodal transport system in Lagos, the State Government, through the Ministry of Waterfront Infrastructure Development, has flagged off the construction of White Sand (Oyingbo) Jetty. Addressing the contractor during the flag-off ceremony, the Honourable Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Arc. Ahmed Kabiru Abdullahi, emphasised the need to finish the project on time in …

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LASG CONSIDERS TERMINATION OF NON-PERFORMING JETTY PROJECT CONTRACTS

The Lagos State Government has said that it will not hesitate to terminate the contract of any ongoing jetty construction project not done to specification or contract duration. The Honourable Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Arc. Hamed Kabiru Abdullahi, disclosed this during an inspection tour of the ongoing VIP Chalet Jetty project at Badagry. The Commissioner expressed displeasure at the …

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ILLEGAL LAND RECLAMATIONS: LASG TO CLAMPDOWN ON PERPETRATORS

The Lagos State Government has commenced total enforcement and clampdown operations against indiscriminate dredging activities and unapproved shoreline extensions along Lagos Waterfront.  Speaking about the exercise in Alausa, the Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Arc. Ahmed Kabiru Abdullahi, disclosed that the Ministry has issued Stop-Work-Order notices to illegal operators of reclamation and unapproved shoreline extension along Lagos Lagoon Waterfront, beside …

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LAGOS HANDS OVER BAIYEKU JETTY TO LASWA

For an effective water transportation and management system in Baiyeku, Ikorodu, the Lagos State Ministry of Waterfront Infrastructure Development, on Thursday, handed over the newly commissioned Baiyeku Concrete Jetty to the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA). Speaking during the handover ceremony, the Honourable Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Arc. Ahmed Kabiru Abdullahi, urged LASWA to make maximum use of the …

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LAGOS TO CREATE MORE ISLANDS TO CURB LAND SCARCITY

To further increase land availability for Housing and Infrastructural Development, the Lagos State Government has expressed the desire to continue to create more man-made islands at its waterfront across the State. The Honourable Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Arch. Ahmed Kabiru Abdullahi, disclosed this today at the Year 2020 Ministerial Press Briefing at JJT Park Alausa, Ikeja, to mark the first year of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s administration. …

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LAGOS URGES FG TO HELP PREVENT EROSION, PROTECT COASTLINE

The Honourable Commissioner for Waterfront, Arch. Kabiru Abdullahi, has urged the Federal Government of Nigeria to join forces with the Lagos State Government in mitigating the effects of erosion and the protection of Lagos Coastline. The Commissioner made the appeal on Wednesday at the Year 2020 Ministerial Press Briefing in commemoration of the First Year in Office of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, …

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LASG LAMENTS UPSURGE IN ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES ALONG WATERFRONT

    … To Step up Compliance Enforcement The Lagos State Government has observed with dismay an upsurge in illegal activities that hamper the development of infrastructure along the waterfront in Lagos. The Commissioner for WaterfrontInfrastructure Development, Arc. Ahmed Kabiru Abdullahi, who disclosed this today at Alausa, Ikeja, explained that such actions along the waterfront of the State result from the low level of activities following …

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LAGOS ARRESTS FOUR ILLEGAL CHINESE DREDGERS, 16 OTHERS

… Vows To Protect Its Coastal Areas The Lagos State Government has arrested four Chinese nationals and 16 others for operating illegal dredging sites in various waterfronts in Ibeju-Lekki and Eti-Osa Local Government Areas of the State. The Commissioner for WaterfrontInfrastructure, Arc. Ahmed Kabiru Abdullahi, who led the enforcement team, disclosed that the Chinese nationals were arrested for causing huge degradation to …

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Commissioner receives Katsina Deputy Gov on a courtesy visit

The Honourable Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Arc. Ahmed Kabiru Abdullahi hosted the Deputy Governor of Katsina State His Excellency, Q. S Manir Yakubu who came to Congratulate him on his appointment as Lagos State Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development. The Commissioner took him through some of the Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s people’s -oriented programmes of the Ministry. With him to …

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New Waterfront Commissioner promises viability of Lagos Waterways

The new Commissioner to the Ministry of Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Arc. Kabir Ahmed Abdullahi has said that all Local Governments and Local Council Development Areas in the State that are accessible by water would be opened up for water transportation within the next few months. Abdullahi stated this in his maiden address to members of staff of the Ministry who …

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