Lagos State executive the day past allayed the fears of land householders on repayment over the proposed building of Fourth Mainland Bridge, pronouncing good enough repayment could be paid in keeping with world absolute best follow.

The executive gave the reassurance on the Panel Review Meeting at the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) of the proposed Fourth Mainland Bridge challenge in Lagos and Ogun states by means of the Lagos State Government Ministry of Works and Infrastructure held in Lagos.

Speaking on the stakeholders discussion board , the Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor on Works and Infrastructure, Mrs. Aramide Adeyoye who was once represented by means of the Project Director, Engineer Tokunbo Ajanaku stated the panel overview for the ESIA record at the Lagos fourth mainland bridge challenge is the general overview earlier than the challenge is licensed at ESIA degree.

According to him, the assembly with the stakeholders was once very fruitful, including that, “It is a gathering of co-owners and as such you’ll see the standard of the enter from everyone has been topical of the landlord for the challenge.

Harping at the vexed factor of repayment, he stated, “This project passes through Lagos and Ogun states so it is a Lagos State initiative for Lagos State and Ogun State driven by his Excellency Mr. Babajide Olushola Sanwo-olu and that means all of the corridors within Lagos and those within Ogun State, there is a harmonious and integrated approach to settlement and that is what we will do and each party will be properly compensated where necessary resettle for the approaches is going to be wholistic I think the issue compensation is not the case it is actually a composite plan to make everybody happy.”

In his cope with, the Minister of Environment, Mohammed Abdulahi, who was once represented by means of Engineer Gomwalk Celestine famous that, “Despite the laudable advantages related to the proposed challenge and taking into consideration the biophysical and socio-economic nature of the proposed Corridor; the challenge is envisaged to have important destructive social, financial, well being and environmental penalties together with resettlement problems for a large number of Project Affected Persons (PAPs).

“It is the accountability of the government in collaboration with different tiers of executive and related regulatory government to be sure that those destructive affects are adequately recognized and successfully mitigated whilst the attendant certain affects are realised for challenge and environmental sustainability.

He emphasized that the principle goal of EIA is to make sure good enough coverage of the biophysical and socio-economic setting in addition to challenge sustainability.