Apapa gridlock: Ambode urges truck owners to utilise ABAT terminal at Ijora

Truck owners parking along the Ijora-Apapa Road and Lagos Island areas should utilise the Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu (ABAT) Truck Terminal in Ijora to reduce traffic gridlock in Apapa area. Gov. Akinwumi Ambode of Lagos State made the appeal on Tuesday at the second quarter of the 2018 Town Hall meeting held at the Apapa Local Government Area. He said the ABAT Truck Terminal which was still undergoing construction could accommodate about 300 trucks at present. According to him, the terminal can accommodate about 3,000 trucks when completed. “Our moving…

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Lagos to award Fourth Mainland Bridge contract in June

The Lagos State Government will in June award contract for the construction of the Fourth Mainland Bridge, an official said on Wednesday. The state Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr Ade Akinsanya, gave the assurance at a ministerial press briefing at Alausa, Ikeja. He said the state was collating technical proposals and evaluating costs toward awarding contract. Akinsanya said committees had been set up to shop for quality contractors on the project. “I do hope that before the end of May or June, we will announce the preferred bidder for…

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Tata motors rolls out 200 locally assembled vehicles, calls for ban on Tokunbo

Asian leading car manufacturer TATA Motors on Wednesday rolled out it 200 locally assembled vehicles, which the company said was made to suite the Nigerian terrain and cost-effective. TBI Africa reports that the unveiling of the locally assembled cars was done at the company’s vehicle plant in Lagos. Speaking at the unveiling, the Auto Head, TATA Motors Limited, Mr Suraj Prakash said the company would continue to ensure the adherence to the local content to ensure cost effective cars in Nigeria. “Tata motors has a strong presence in Nigeria with…

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