New Year Message: Gov Ambode Shocks Lagosians With 2016 Expectation

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Lagos state Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has given Lagosians a shocking revelation as they stepped into the year 2016.



Governor Akinwunmi Ambode said the year 2016 would usher in economic challenges.

Vanguard reports that Ambode in his New Year message, on Friday, January 1, to residents, revealed that the year 2016 would usher in economic challenges.

He then assured residents that the state would, however, ensure it survives any stormy economic weather.

The governor explained that state had always been resilient and would rely on its self- reliance to scale through the economic challenges.

According to him, the past seven months of his administration had been tough, but with the patience and support of the residents, especially their positive criticism, his government had started showing positive outlook on innovation and inclusion.

Ambode said: “I am aware that 2016 will also bring economic challenges due to pressures of dwindling revenue from the centre, but Lagos has always been resilient and must consolidate on its self-reliance to ensure it survives any inclement economic weather.”

Governor Ambode promised lagosians that despite the stormy weather, 2016 holds improved security, creation of job opportunities as well as greater focus on positive infrastructural development. He also stated that 2016 will be a ground breaking year for residents.


“I have been lifted by the support and love shown to me and my government by well-meaning Lagosians and I am encouraged to redouble efforts to deliver the Lagos of our dreams,” he said.

Ambode pleaded for the continued support of people by regularly paying their tax as well as abide to their civic responsibilities.

The governor wished all lagosians the very best in the New Year as well as promised to rededicate himself to the social contract with them.

Meanwhile, before the governor sent his New Year message, had a chat with lagosians from

Recall that weeks ago . He said the kids will be getting one meal every school day, and he said the state government and federal government will split the cost.

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