Mr. Tunde Lemo, Chairman, Federal Emergency Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) said that the agency had started the rehabilitation of pot holes on federal roads across the country.
Mr. Tunde Lemo, Chairman, Federal Emergency Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) speaking during a Leadership Mentorship series at Caleb British International School, Lekki, Lagos, said that FERMA was responsible for only 20 percent of about 200,000 kilometers of roads across the country.
He further said that work have started fully to fix the bad roads and even clearing bushes of about 10 to 15 meters on both sides of the highways to enable travelers to see far ahead of them while traveling, he also promised that the agency would not relent in ensuring that the road network across the country was in good condition.
In his address, Lemo urged the students to display leadership traits as a youth by studying hard while some of their peers might take life with levity, others may display negative tendencies, they should not be part of any ungodly act.
He emphasized that the fear of God the right attitude and disposition, including that respect for teachers and elders were essential ingredients needed to grow into a future leader.
Mr Tunde Lemo however advised the teenagers not to spend most of their time watching television and surfing the internet for things that would not promote their academic advancement but rather focus on things that will help them to develop both personally and academically.
The former CBN deputy governor lauded the School Proprietor, Dr Ola Adebogun, for laying a solid foundation for educational development in Nigeria and also the school for providing such a platform to train its students ahead of leadership role.
However, Mrs. Linda Olumese, the Principal of Caleb British International Primary School in her welcome address, appreciated Mr Tunde Lemo Chairman federal emergency road maintenance (FERMA) for sharing his wealth of experience with the students.