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What Has Fashola Really Done?

I have heard a lot of things both from the media and folks on her about the good things Governor Fashola has done. But when I call folks back home, they admit that infracstructure-wise, Lagos has changed, but that the life of the average Lagosian is not any better. So I ask, is Fashola really making a difference in the life of the average Lagosian? And is what he is doing really a big deal? Is he not just doing his job?

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something has to be done about the dirt in lagos.

the city is horribly dirty.

humans living like pigs,all over the place.

no place is exempted.

makes all this tree planting irrelevant.

anyway,it is more a problem of the inhabitants than the govt.

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Pls some of us should understand a question before going on and on. I am not disputing the new infrastructures put in place by fash. I only visit lagos i dont live there. But what i think tthe poster is asking relates to job creation, skill acqusition, youth empowerment and stuff. Building roads, hospitals. Schools are social amenites which we are entiled to without thanks cos its done with tax payers money. We are only grateful becos of the kind of government we have been xperiencing. So we stil say thanks. But coming to poor masses how has ur welfare improved. Do u have a better job, are ur kids fee reduced or ur salary increased, do u have a skill tthat paves way for u so u can eat three square meal, pay hospital bills, pay rent,, clothe ur family and still save a little for eventualities. That, my nairalanders is the question. Pls those of u who resides in lagos should tell i d like to know. Am considering moving to lagos(lol)

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Were lo n shey eyin mejeji. Our people say, a toad does not walk in the daylight for no reason; it is either chasing something or something is chasing it. Nigerians, remember that there is no smoke without fire. I love Governor Fashola and I am gay but truth be told, no man is above the law. I just hate it when people pretend to be holy-holy or they don't show love to the dying people of Somalia. Look at Obama for examples, he called Rush Limbaugh a d.i.ckhead on National Television. Is that how he will solve the Niger-Delta problem? Why can't he just focus his resources on governance in the mother -land so that people like Fashola will not have God-like status. We have so many good leaders like Tinubu, OBJ, and Mugabe who can form an African workshop/coonference series to teach our Governors to be holy and follow the bible. So man-power is not a problem.

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I wonder the same also. It must be the self-destructive chromosome in the DNA of many Nigerians .

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Can you please not start spreading lies? Fashola has not been arrested for anything. I don't know how people can be enemies of progress after the decades of suffering Nigerians have endured.

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Apparently Fashola is now under arrest for corruption charges. What you see is not what you get.

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@Kobojunkie

Abeg go hug transformer.

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You mean Local Government chairmen are really performing? Are the budgets going to them as stipulated?

Why cant Fashola speak out against police checkpoint and open extortions in the state

even if they are not under him? There are well know spots in Lagos state where police deliberately collect

money from drivers- speaking openly against this will definitely reduce police extortion!

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Besides all that have been said, Fahola so far is the BEST leader that has served in Lagos, he has been able to prune the local government chairmen and their cabinet to produce the best result, whether you want to accept it or not, for once in lagos there is democracy that has ORDER, the things Fashola is doing might nnot seem to look like has any considerable impact to some ppl now, but i tell u its a foundation of better things to come.

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@trueword

Thanks for the information.

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Lagos empowers 1200 youths with computer skills

By Emmanuel Elebeke

Jan. 24, 2010

THE joy of 1200 youths knew no bounds penultimate week, as the Lagos state government, under its ministry of science and technology graduated 1200 unemployed youths from across the state, on various computer skills and competencies for self actualization and financial independence.

The event which witnessed the presence of the wife of the state governor, Mrs. Abimbola Fashola and the deputy governor, Dr. Sera Sosan also attracted eminent personalities from various ministries and parastatals of the government, who have contributed in various ways in governor Fashola administration’s  policy on massive job creation and poverty alleviation in the state, particularly through the use of  information and communication technology.

The graduands were presented with certificate of graduation in computer training, necessary working tools, devices and take-off grants for the various skills acquired, having trained in private computer assemblage, maintenance and repair, software installation as well as web design, hoisting and maintenance. And having successfully completed the two months programme, the graduands were expected to join other self employed youths that graduated from the state government’s  skill acquisition centres since 2005.

In his keynote address, the Lagos state governor, Babatunde Fashola, who was represented by his wife, Abimbola Fashola said the occasion  called for celebration because the programme demonstrated  the commitment of the administration towards job creation and poverty alleviation among Lagosian.

“Information communication technology has changed our world. And the basic tool of change in this technology is an efficient and  functional computer system. This is why ICT has continued to provide employment opportunities for thousands of people particularly the young people.

“We recognize the important role of ICT in economic transformation and therefore decided to extend it to the grassroots.” he stated.

He commended the commissioner for science and technology, Dr. Kadri Hamssat for his vision and resourcefulness of the ministry in facilitating the programme. “Your determination and commitment to translate our vision of creating employment through different projects has produced this marvelous result today,” he said.

In addition to this, the governor used the occasion to disclose that the administration had created over 156,000 new jobs in the public service and other sectors since January this year.

Most these, he said were done through the various skills acquisition schemes the administration had been implementing, just as he said over 5,000 students were also given vacation jobs during the long holiday, to enable them earn some pocket money to cushion the financial pressure on their parents and guardians.

To diversify the economy and income of people in the state, the governor said his administration had already embarked on agricultural based youth empowerment scheme tagged “Agic-YES”, with the objective of engaging, equipping and empowering interested Lagos youths to become world-class agro-entrepreneurs.

While, commending the graduands for making the choice of becoming self employed, he also reminded them that the era of white cola job was over and that the new reality is acquisition of skills in various trades, and advised them to make good use of the opportunity given to them to set up their own business and become employers of labour.

He also, implored parents and guardians to always advise their children and wards to avail themselves of such opportunity.

Earlier in his welcome address, the state commissioner for science and technology, Dr. Kadri Hamssat described the even as  reward of weeks of hard-work to the graduands.

He said in various parts of the world, computer usage had become a catalyst for economic growth and development, leading to increase in use of computer and allied products. This according to him, spurred the organization of the training programme for the youths.

In pursuance of the leadership vision and resolve to bring enormous benefits to the people of the state in the areas of egovernance, Dr. Kadri said capacity training programmes had been organized for top government functionaries and civil servants in order to enhance their performance and service delivery to the public, adding that about 120 public secondary schools across the state have been provided with computer laboratories, with each been provided with at least 20 computers, furniture, UPS, printers, Air-Conditioners, generating sets, educational materials and flash drives and a networking of schools completed  with VSAT installed and activated.

“Lagos state government through the ministry of science and technology is committed to enriching the stock of human capital especially the youths in terms of computer knowledge, skill and experience as well as the use of information and communication technology to create jobs empower the youths and minimize unemployment,” he declared.

He however, charged the graduands to maximize the gains of thee programme by leaving an indelible mark in the sands of time.

Responding on behalf of other beneficiaries, Miss Abisiga Oluwaseun expressed gratitude to the state government and promised to put the opportunity into good use.

http://www.vanguardngr.com/2010/01/24/lagos-empowers-1200-youths-with-computer-skills-2/

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if he has not anything at all, he sure has done something and everyone can testify to dat

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@Gbawe and Isu ata

I am not surprised. After all, this is NL, the land of the incurably slowpokish and pedantic and self-righteous demagogues. Its really very funny that you think I have some ulterior motive despite my repeated acknowledging of Fashola. Never expected NL to sink this low. I opened this thread looking for enlightenment and some intellectual discussion. For some reason, I am being insulted for not knowing the connection between what Fashola does and poverty eradication. Is it a sin not to know? If it is obvious to you and not obvious to me, should I be slated for that? If you are not sensible enough to enlighten me, why not carry your oriburuku and leave the thread for sane people. I have seen different characters on NL and the most common are the I-know-it-all-and-you-know-nothing variety. You both are the most recent from that line of imbeciles to show forth themselves, i see. I am definitely very pissed that my innocent enquiries ca be so readily misrepresented and my character assassinated for no reason. I AM NOT A POLITICIAN. I AM JUST A CURIOUS INTELLECTUAL. Next time if you cannot give me what I ask for, you get your modaphucking arsse out of the thread and let any one that can help help. By the way, for the sane people around here, I still need answers, for I still do not know.

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FASHOLA FOR PRESIDENT

THIS IS OUR OWN LOCAL OBAMA, HE WILL DEFEND NIGERIA ANYTIME BECAUSE HE HIS A LAWYER JUST LIKE OBAMA, HE HIS AN ERUDITE SCHOLAR, HE HIS WELL MANNERED , HE WILL DELIVER

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By now, VPersie must have been convinced beyond reasonable doubt about the excellent leadership Fashola is rendering to Lagosians or else he wants to carve Jesus out of Fashola when the former never promised to make 100% Christians poverty-free. And even if He did promise that, you and I know that poverty is still unfortunately a way of life for billions of people worldwide today for which He is not responsible for.

BRF still remains the No. 1 governor in Nigeria today from whatever perspective you want to measure performance in governance, including poverty alleviation programme for the Iya Sikiras of this world. Let's give honour to whom honour is due and stop dreaming about Eldorado.

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yes no one has answered your question becos its just not worth the effort

i mean how does one begin to answer such a question? It doesnt really come to mind, that the poverty alleviation dat you redily ask for will come from the blues of 2 years

is just plain greedy,inconsiderate,myopic,inconcievable,lacking in reasoning and not well thought-out(well ofcos most of yur like s on politics section just type without thinking)

tell me, your idea must be dat fashola shld visit the iya tawas and iya simias of dis world(Lagos) and give dem millions dat wld readily catapault dem into dia wealth

dat fashola(or any oda govnor) shld take d agbero off d street, bathe him, get him new clothes and pay him a salary of 65k(just like d militants)

or perhaps, he shld out of the blues,get on the media and declare everyone shld come to alausa everyday and collect chop mony, then fashola wld have alleviated poverty ba?

ignoramus and bagladash!

If wia a man committed to d development of infrastructures dat wld be foundation blocks of rapid change in a state is being asked such question-then i think yur education is questionable and

yur opinion rabid and you re one of the rison IP version 6 was created(cos una dey waste precious IP addresses/bandwidth)

not everytin dat goes on in yur mind is printable!

dats y its called the mind, you need to think em through 1st b4 letting loose such , (i dunno wot to call it)

Been a while i been to LAG but i hear and see the things d FASH is doin

kudos to the man

that he can begin a change in our minds of how a good governance shld be like is summuni worth awarding him for

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@Gbawe

You are definitely a very dull fellow. So people are not answering because the understand something and i don't? Pray tell, should that not be the reason why they should answer? Ibo ni nairaland ti ri awan eranko bi eleyi?

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Well , about those in the lower class , My mom is a trader in a market nearby, at first she said she disliked his administration and the way she treated traders even though she wasnt affected and compiled with the issue of compulsory tax by all traders. Now, my same mother now hails Fashola, she said she now know why she must pay her tax and she is ready to abide.

Also some time ago, i read Bill Clinton awarded him some for some reasons too in the United States. The public school and medical sector, please dont mention cos he beat up hands down , i see and i heard from students. Nothing more to say , Fash is the man.

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People have probably not "answered you" because they understand what you dont i.e that enduring poverty alleviation can only be secured with a systematic leadership plan that will be carefully and correctly implemented over time !!! This is precisely what Fashola is doing !!!! Fashola wants to build strong and enduring institutions, entities and governance practices that cannot be easily destroyed after his tenure. If you know what Fashola is really doing you will be hailing him like everyone else not asking questions others know better than to answer. The man has set his priorities. Naturally some folks may benefit ahead of others but , rest assured, Fashola's methods will ensure that most Lagosians will see improvements in the quality of their lives eventually.

When a leader is trying to improve infrastructure, security of lives and property, access to healthcare , education/training and job provision , I think it is clear in most peoples mind that poverty allieviation for every citizen will naturally follow those noble efforts as part of a well concieved and implemented master plan. Fashola , for two years, has been trying to improve Lagos problems that have been facilitated over many decades by the most brazen neglect, incompetence and corruption. If you are not willing to give the man time before you start shouting "poverty allevition" then I think those who hint that you may be a disgruntled politician appear to have judged you correctly.

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It is definitely hilarious to hear people say stuff like I am a politician or I need 500 million before I praise Fashola. This has made my day and I can't stop laughing. It now looks like almost every poster on NL has traces of the blood of people like Daviddylan, Kobojunkie, and Becomerich. If not, how does one rationally explain such slowpokish comments. Once again I am a proud Lagosian, but I want to know if Iya Tawa that I left at home is more likely to drag herself out of the poverty that has plagued her family for long because of Fashola's undeniably good works. Is this too much to ask? THere is no cynicism here. It is just plain intellectual curiosity. Please all opinions are welcomed. And by the way, am I the only one that thinks Kobojunkie is a modaphocker? That dudess cannot be for real.

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I really need people to understand me. I am a Lagosian and I am very proud of Fashola. But I grew up in Ojuelegba, and I know what poverty looks like. Kudos to Fashola for all the infracstructure, the beautifying of Lagos, organization of traffic, Eko Atlantic, Railways, Lagos Mega-City Project etc. But no one has answered the question of whether Fashola, through his various projects, has made it easier for a Lagosian to escape poverty. Is it more likely that the kids whom I last saw roaming the streets without hope will have access to quality education, basic healthcare, 3-square meals and a chance to escape penury and socio-economic stagnation? That is one of the indices I want people to use to judge Fashola's government. What I see is that Fashola is trying to bring Lagos up in the grand scheme of things, but I don't see the DIRECT benefit to the poor who are the majority in Lagos.

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that man has done alot of thing in the city of lag,no need to tell someone abouty this, just around lagos you will see by yourself.

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you seems not to understand that this guy (OP) is a politician.

he wasn't asking a question but criticizing. he was disappointed at people's views and that's y u see him no more.

these are the people that believed notin can work in Nigeria and thought their only lifeline was running out of the country.

now the people that believe things can work are making it work and what u see them do is asking feckless qstns.

bros, i believe some of your family members are still left in the country (or all of una don run commot), ask them abeg and stop abusing the opportunity of having access to internet.

y do u want to kno sef?

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@Poster

Growing up as a little boy, my mom always told me that human beings are the most impossible beings to please.This post confirms it.How can any sane person post this rubbish? Do i need to start listing out all his accomplishments in the approx 2 years he's been on seat? Maybe you are not in Lagos or you are just one of those bad belle people the local musicians sing about. If you knew what Lagos was like five years ago, take a drive through any localities you know and access the improvements for yourself.

What more do you want? For him to wire N500 million into your account before you acknowledge him as a performing governor? Abeg go chop beans make we hear word!

Nonsense poster.

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if fashola runs for president, God knows whereva i am in the world

i will go to nigeria just to make my vote among those that will make nigeria's best president!!!

I am solidly behind fashola, this is exacly what leadership is all abt!!

wow those fotos are amazing are they real-time??

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Wow!!

Long live Fashola

Love live the great state of Lagos,

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Fashola gets Martin Lurther’s award of excellence in leadership

MONDAY, 25 JANUARY 2010 01:22 JOSHUA BASSEY   

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[b]Lagos State governor, Babatunde Fashola, has been conferred with an award of excellence in leadership by the Martin Luther King Jnr Foundation in the United States of America (USA) as part of activities marking the 42nd anniversary of the assassination of the civil rights crusader in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Fashola emerged one of the three persons short-listed and conferred with the award from the list of several nominees around the world as exemplary and outstanding leaders.[/b]One of the three recipients, manliness Gregory was post humus honouree, and one of the contemporaries of late Martin Luther King Jnr, who had contributed immensely to the growth of civil rights movement in USA. The second honouree was Congressman John Lewis, who is one of the longest serving members on the United States Congress and Babatunde Raji Fashola.

The occasion also witnessed the special celebration of Alfred Daniel King, the younger brother of Martin King, who took over the leadership of the civil rights movement following the assassination of Martin Luther King in 1968, who himself was killed in 1969 as well as the inauguration of the Alfred Daniel King Foundation

http://www.businessdayonline.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7822:fashola-gets-martin-lurthers-award-of-excellence-in-leadership-&catid=85:national&Itemid=340

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I am neither a politician nor an AC partisian, not even a Yoruba. I think fashola is doing reasonably well compared to the past Governors. Which state can boast of what he has done? Most of the things that are left undone are either Federal project or he has future plans for them.From d roads, to the street lights, security, water, health system, education , sport, Agric,etc. just name them. I wonder if the poster use to stay in Lagos or if he just arrived the country? Guess u dint see the decay in infrastructure before he took over. I am not condeming Tinube here cos he equally did his best and set a gud foundation for Fashola. Thumbs up Tinubu, more Thumbs up Fashola.

To the poster- in 5yrs time no matter hw blind, deaf or dumb that u are, his works will talk for it self or better still go back to ur state.Take time ooo, make fashola no see ur comments now come slow down. B warned

Peace

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ASk not wat ur govt can do for u but wat u can do for ur govt,

haba , is it not time we start making aq change in our own environment,

people live in dirty places and expect the govt to clean up for them,

people live in dilapidated apartment and expect the govt to rebuild for them , learn to build ur life an d transform ur environment.

yes he has started the work , we can see them , lets help him acheieve the rest ,

stop complaining if u cant live in lagos go to ibadan and live,

we just sit and complain , develop research or focus group within ur community so that u can bring the problem of ur community to light and look for viable solutions to it , a voice in ur community can do it alone u all have to contribute to the growth ,

in the case of lagos , it not bad leadership, its bad followers and workers who are interested in increasing their pockets and enriching their own life,

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What has he done? I dont reside in lagos but i can say that he has given Nigerians hope. In Fashola, we see a sign of the possibility of something better. In him, we think that maybe, maybe, maybe, things may just get better.

Those asking whether Fashola as done anything to reduce poverty should know this - The needs of the average Nigerian are very simple, you wouldnt believe it. Portable water, electricity, good roads. We just want the government to help with things that may ease our conditions. Nigerians are very industrious people and will find their way. Just provide an enabling environment, which I think is what fashola is doing.

The question of the poster should be what has the federal government done. Because much as we say we operate a federal system, states are still heavily tied to the federal Government. So even when a state Governor is doing his best, he may be hindered by federal forces. Lets decentralize power supply and we'll see what states with visionary governors like Fashola will come up with. Maybe he's over-rated, but we can atleast see changes. Thats what Nigerians are asking for, A CHANGE!

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Like som1 said, if BRF doesnt do his job, wat wil u do? Wit inherited revenue, he stil wouldnt have done wat he did. Abi u wan make him do everythin b4 u knw say im don try. Even d US dat nigerians are running to still have problems afta 200yrs of government. If BRF turns Lagos to heaven, they wil stil complain. FASH, u r d MAN!! Thumbs up, o jare! Way to go!

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BAD BELLEH PEOPLE, EKO O NI BAJE[font=Lucida Sans Unicode][/font][/size][size=8pt]

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King Sunny Ade BLESSING: Clean Lagos

Eko o ni baje lai lai,

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It is very wrong of anybody to run Fashola down totally. He might not be the solution to Lagos, but has done well, in some areas.

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Well said. Nothing needs to be added to what you have stated above. The destructive and envious mentality that pushes Nigerian leaders (like Yar Adua, OBJ, et al ) to reject and work against performers is manifest in ordinary Nigerians too. Otherwise we should not be witnessing any Nigerian asking "what has Fashola really done ?".

Nigerians are not fools . Below , in a survey of Nigeria's best Governor,  Fashola score over 90 % as the ultimate performer !!! Is it only Lagosians and Fashola's groupies that voted? If anyone here believes in democracy then they must accept that all the polls that praise Fashola are genuine reflections of how Nigerians view the man and his performance !!!

http://www.tribune.com.ng/index.php/component/poll/16-the-best-governor.html#content

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Most people blabbing here,i doubt if they really know lagos.go and check out these places oshodi,idumota,mushin,ebute-meta,oyingbo,idumagbo,carter bridge,ojota,ketu,mile 2 and mile 12,berger,ogudu,orile-iganmu.when you come back with your findings,i will tell you what these places were before the coming of fashola.FEDERAL PROJECTS IN LAGOS STATES ARE NOT THE RESPONOSIBILITIES OF FASHOLA WHICH INCLUDE:APAPA-TIN&CAN ROAD-OSHODI AXIS,LAGOS-ABEOKUTA/LAGOS-IBADAN EXPRESSWAY.people expectations are too high when fashola came in to power thinking the dude will come and put three square meals on their tables.in as much as these people expect good governance and dividends of democracy from fashola,what we have seen so far in lagos state have really shown a working democracy but more work need be done to ensure that the dividends can go round but mind you based on what is appropriated for in the budget.

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Fshola can not reduce poverty. He is not really empowered to do that.

For instance, the poor power supply which is economically destructive is not in the hands of the State government.

If power was 24hrs daily, poverty will come down.

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If Lagosians will not mind, I will like to nominate Fashola as 2011 Presidential Candidate of the masses. Yes, there's a lot yet to be done but I prefer someone doing something to those not doing anything! If infrastructure development and maintenance is well addressed especially telecommunication, I will prefer relocating back and setting up my base in Lagos or wherever else is conducive. For my type of profession, I have the liberty to work remotely from any location as long as I have access to reliable Internet service that will allow VPN connectivity. Besides that, I will require a steady power supply to run the heavy equipments that drives my business without incurring exorbitant operating expenditure.

Bottom line, quality infrastructure creates viable business opportunities and avenue for foreign exchange besides oil. This is the reason why a country like India is the center of attraction for technology companies. The only thing standing in our way of achieving India's feat is telecommunication INFRASTRUCTURE and a government that knows what it's doing. With Google gradually gaining in-road into Africa, I foresee business opportunities in the areas of call center operations being outsourced to Nigeria. This is just one of many opportunities that we can tap into only if we could focus on developing the required enabling infrastructure. Give me reliable Internet (at a reasonable price, not like paying NGN 1 million per month for a T1 capacity o) and steady electricity, and I will be able to create job opportunities for people, even if it means retraining them. The good thing is that I am not alone in this mindset, there are many more who share the same opinion and can easily relate with me.

Please Lagosians, give Fashola to Nigeria in 2011 (or whenever the time comes).

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Fashola's effort should be commended and not condemned, He means well for all & sundry, "Eko o ni baje"

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People think Fashola is a magician. How do you expect one governor to fix within two or three years of assuming power every problem that occurred as a result of decades of abandoning and not developing Lagos's infrastructure? With respect to the resources and the complexity of Lagos, he is doing an excellent job. The people complaining are probably illiterates who don't know the extreme importance of the role infrastructure plays in making life better for its beneficiaries and in developing a country.

If he did all this in two years, then he can work on fixing the water supply and other problems during his next term.

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Let's not get carried away and start dumping federal problems and neglects on Fashola's lap, we all know what the man is capable of doing if equipped with adequate funds.

Apapa/Tin-Can/Oshodi Expressway are the most strategically important roads in Nigeria and they are Federal roads. The roads links our busiest seaports, busiest domestic and international airports and the busiest industrial estates in Nigeria.

The federal airport road was so bad, the state had to beg the federal government to hand it over for immediate reconstruction. The same roads are access points to many of the Lagos urban and semi-urban settlements from Ejigbo to Ikotun, Okota, Surulere, Mushin , Ajao Estate, Amuwo-Odofin, Coker, Ajeromi, Badagry and Lagos Island .

It links industrial estates in Mile 2, Amuwo, Illupeju, Matori and Isolo industrial Estates where many tax and income generating business that helps Nigeria's GDP.

These roads should be handed over to the Lagos state government with funds for upgrade, reconstruction and maintenance.

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The problem wt some pple is that they dont know that some infrastructure are under Federal Govt, Apapa Tincan road is one of such.

Comparatively, Fashola has performed wonders, if other gov did as much, nigeria will get to promise land sooner than expected. our federal govt is another stumbling block as far as infrasructure is concerned. Fashola can never provide stable electricity, it is federal govt project, that is why fashola reverted to solar so as to lit the streets at night, imagine solar (an alternative for rural dwellers) in this present day nigeria. Imagine govt running street lights and watering of flower with standby generator. The state wish to move faster but the FG is drawing us back. Eko oni baje oooo.

At past governors, Bola tinubu did well too, he laid some foundation for developments, through the Oracle method of paying civil servants, and some E-payments, he has been able to block some leakages in the govt finances. Again he found a good successor for himself as compared to OBJ

Our prayer should be to have somebody like Fashola as the next president and more of his like as state Governors, but that can only happen through mistakes, because if the lagos politicians envisaged that Fashola will be what he is now, they would have stopped him at their primaries.

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@Sam Milla

Just what do any of my arguments have to do with winning friends or fans? So suddenly I have little or no analytical skills and Kobojunkie is the guru of analyzation. How do you know me so well? So am I no longer allowed to offer my viewpoint? Everyone sees things in their own way so who is to decide which viewpoint is right or wrong? And Why do I have to think like Kobojunkie? It seems like you may be part of that cabal who attack those that don't agree with their members.

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I wonder why people still argue with Kobojunkie.

She comes across as a rabble rouser with her epistles of incoherent posts.

It's not so difficult to ignore such annoying people

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Lekki/Epe express was designed to transform Epe. The best and only way to drastically develop and transform any community is availability of dependable road network, easy access and movement of people, goods and services.

Epe is destined to be one of the best places to live and do business in Lagos state. Quality of life is great, the environment is still pristine, great water front properties and ascending property value. Access to prime areas like Lekki/VI with great night live, restaurants, movies and shopping is a major plus.

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Fashola is setting a precedent in government by laying a foundation for good governance in lagos state which i think if well managed would benefit lagosian in the long run.

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What has Fashola done? Lagos works. However, those of us from rural parts of the State like Epe want to see some developments there too!

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Fashola has done so much for Lagos.

at least, he has done more work than all those lazy governors.

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@ziga

I was not comparing, but I am saying let us give Tinubu his due!

People just lump all the past governors together as if nobody ever did anything

Fashola has not even matched Jakande's achievements!

Marwa performed compared to No-Bitumen Oyinlola (now of Osun State)

Tinubu performed better than those two

Go and check how much Lagos State earned when Tinubu newly assumed office and see the trajectory

To some extent, Fashola inherited a state that was on the verge of cruising in regard to revenue generation

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