Lagos State governor Akinwunmi Ambode said the provision of free Wifi in selected parts of the state is part of his administrations efforts to make the state work for all its citizens.
The Lagos State government has officially launched free public Wifi at public parks and gardens across the state as it continues its march towards being a mega city.
Lagos State governor Akinwunmi Ambode, represented by the state Commissioner for Science and Technology Olufemi Odubiyi, said the provision of free Wifi in selected parts of the state is part of his administrations efforts to make the stay work for all its citizens.
“Parks and Gardens are established to provide conducive environment for recreation and relaxation activities.
“As you relax and enjoy the recreational facilities in these parks, we are making it possible for you to access your mail, browse and search the internet on your tablets, smart phones and laptops via a reliable public Wi-Fi,” he said, according to a DailyPost report.
The public Wifi program will start off at the popular Ndubuisi Kanu Park in Alausa, Ikeja, with other parks across the state to follow in the coming weeks. The Wifi program launch is also part of the Lagos at 50 celebrations.
The portal will be known as “Citizen’s Gate” and all Lagosians are encourage to take full advantage of the services they offer.