“Parks and gardens have been established in different parts of the state to provide a conducive environment for recreation and relaxation. The number of gardens and parks in the state increased with the opening of the Badagry Park. “The increased patronage of these facilities, which is no longer restricted to festive season, has made it necessary to equip these centers with free Wi-Fi to serve the needs of visitors to these parks. “As you relax and enjoy the recreation facilities in these parks, we are also making it possible for you to access your email, browse and search the internet on your tablets, smartphones and laptops, via a reliable public Wi-Fi,” he said.
The park was opened in honour of three former governors of the state, Brigadier Mobolaji Johnson (Rtd), Alhaji Lateef Jakande and Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The park is located in front of the state House of Assembly and few metres away from Lagos House. Gov. Ambode, who spoke at a ceremony to unveil the park known as Johnson, Jakande, Tinubu Park (JJT Park), said it was part of the efforts of his administration to immortalise heroes of the state.
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