Nigeria: On the Lagos-Badagry Expressway

[Guardian]Federal Government's recently disclosed plan to "take over" the reconstruction and expansion of the Lagos-Badagry Expressway is, on the surface, laudable but given the same government's tardiness as against the Lagos State government's efficiency in handling infrastructural development, the proposed take-over calls for caution. No wonder the issue has generated the usual debate about the need for synergy between the federal and state governments in the planning, construction, maintenance and management of