Lekki Concession Company Limited (LCC), concessionaire of the Eti-Osa Lekki-Epe Expressway had a stakeholder engagement with the residents of Still Waters Gardens today at its head office. In attendance at the meeting were the management of LCC, representatives of Still Waters Gardens Estate, Oando Petrol Filling Station and the General Manager, LASTMA. The objective of the meeting was for all stakeholders to see reason as to why LCC should complete certain access roads owing largely to the heavy traffic gridlock experienced on that stretch of the road daily.
In 2008, when the initial construction of the access road was to commence, LCC had several meetings with Still Waters Gardens Estate and other stakeholders to discuss the access roads that are part of the feeder and interconnectivity roads which will be linked to bell-mouths along the expressway. The essence of which is to decongest the expressway and to create interconnectivities within the communities along the axis to be able to link all the communities without coming onto the expressway and most importantly to reduce traffic gridlock on the expressway.
The Chairman of Still Waters Gardens, expressed their concerns about the proposed completion of the access road. The Managing Director, Lekki Concession Company Limited allayed their fears and assured them that the completion of the access road is in the over-riding interest of the public and will help improve the traffic flow along that section of the expressway and the adjoining roads.
The stakeholders then embarked on a site inspection of the access road and having weighed the pros and the cons, it was agreed that the completion of the access road will reduce traffic congestion for those going towards Chisco roundabout and beyond. Moreover, even the residents of Still Waters Gardens and other stakeholders will benefit positively when the road is completed.
The representatives of Still Waters Gardens thanked LCC for all their efforts in ensuring that traffic gridlock is reduced on the Eti-Osa Lekki-Epe Expressway.