The High Sea On Lagos Roads: Evidence Of Corruption, Incompetence And Insensitivity, By Elias Ozikpu

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One of the most common responsibilities expected of successive governments in Nigeria is the provision of what can pass as good roads. But the pervasive corruption that has ravaged Nigeria’s fragile soul for the past 55 years has created a tall barrier to the actualisation of this simple demand.  Roads have either become death-traps aimed at eliminating citizens who ought to enjoy them, or a fierce-looking sea after only few minutes of raining, resulting from lack of drainage as often seen on majority of roads in Lagos State.