The Lagos State Government is set to commence infrastructural renewal in the state.
The assurance was given by the State Governor Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu while receiving in audience members of Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) led by its, President/Chairman Dr Uche Olowu on Tuesday.
Sanwo-Olu said the repairs and upgrading of roads in the state, including Victoria Island and its environs, would commence from first quarter of 2020.
The governor said his government would continually provide a safe, secure and friendly environment for businesses in the state to thrive and live up to the expectations of the public.
He commended the Institute and the banking industry for their various contributions to the development of the state, especially towards ensuring an efficient and effective security system.
The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), called on the Lagos State Government to repair all dilapidated roads in the state.
Dr Uche Olowu, said, “We are canvassing for the repairs and rehabilitation of dilapidated roads in Lagos State, especially in Victoria Island and its environs.
” We, in the banking industry, will continue to partner with the State Government toward achieving its goal of transforming Lagos into a Smart City,” Olowu said.
He said that the institute was ready to collaborate with the government in organizing an annual seminar for Judges on Banking and Allied Matters, for the Lagos State Judiciary.
” CIBN will leverage on its over 20-year experience of running a similar programme for all the judges in the country in collaboration with the National Judicial Institute,” he said.
Olowu also said that the Institute would be willing to partner with the relevant ministries of the state government to enhance the capacity of their personnel in the area of banking and finance.
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