By G9ija

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu will mark his 500 days in office with an address on October 20, a statement by Information and Strategy Commissioner Mr. Gbenga Omotoso has said.

The statement said the administration turned 500 days on October 10.

The governor, Omotoso said, would use it as an opportunity to review the “Greater Lagos” journey and give his report card to Lagosians.

“He will on October 20 deliver an address at a news conference at the Government Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja.

“Sanwo-Olu will speak about the achievements of his administration, guided by the T.H.E.M.E.S. Agenda – the six-pillar development strategy propelling the “Greater Lagos” journey.

“He will review the journey and offer Lagosians a peep into the future of the administration.

“The past 500 days have been eventful and challenging – no thanks to COVID-19 pandemic and its lethal effects. Sanwo-Olu rallied Lagosians to battle the pandemic, even as he continued to deliver on his electoral promises.

”Despite COVID-19 and its attendant challenges, the Sanwo-Olu administration has continued to deliver on its electoral promises, focusing on human and infrastructural development.

“The state’s economy remains strong. There have been wonderful moves in education, health, transportation, poverty alleviation and employment as well as in other sectors,” the commissioner said.

He said the governor will speak about these and many more on October 20.