Proposal to create Lagoon State from Lagos received by House of Reps 

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Proposal to create Lagoon State from Lagos received by House of Reps

There is news about Lagos State in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The House of Representatives’ Special Committee on Constitution Review has received a proposal to carve out a new autonomous state out of the current Lagos State.

On Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at the southwest Zonal Public Hearing in Lagos, a representative of Lagoon State Movement asked the committee to expedite the creation of Lagoon State.

To arrive at the current number of 36 He said Lagos has been denied the ‘privilege’ of being broken up like other Nigerian states.

Better than some states that currently exist he noted that the proposed Lagoon State has the ability and resources to be self-sustainable.

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He said, “It is our prayer that the National Assembly will take a special note of our agitation and grant approval.”

With an estimated 20 million residents, occupying a total land area of 3,345 square kilometers Lagos is the smallest state in Nigeria but is considered the most populated.

listed as proposed communities that will break from Lagos and create Lagoon are Ikorodu, Epe, Kosofe, Somolu, Apapa, Eti-Osa, and Ibeju-Lekki Local Government Areas of Lagos.

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