The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared open newly constructed section of Lagos-Badagry Highway was on Friday for the public use.
The construction covers a 4-kilometre section stretching from Agboju to Trade Fair Complex.
Sanwo-Olu also declared the commencement of construction work on the Phase II of the project, which will take off from Trade Fair to the main gate of the Lagos State University (LASU).
The construction of the Phase II of the expressway is expected to be completed next October, after which the final phase will take off.
The outstanding work on the completed section will also include the designing the pedestrian walkways and fixing of streetlights.
The completed stretch will cut across Maza-Maza, Alakija, Agboju and stopped at Trade Fair.
Sanwo-Olu advised road users and residents of the area against activities that might damage the completed section, urging them to take ownership of the road.