Governor Akinwunmi Ambode at New Year celebration
Governor Ambode and Lagosains Celebrated New year 2017 in grand style as usual .
Lagos State Countdown to New Year is an annual event at the Bar Beach in Lagos. Hence, the celebration often include live performance from different artists, fireworks, music concerts and karaoke.
More so, Thousand of Lagosians storm Lagos Bar Beach along with some celebrities and their Governor to celebrate the crossover into the new year.
In addition , Lagos is the most populous city in the state and in Nigeria as a whole. Ikeja being the capital . As of 2015, the population of Lagos city is approximately 16 million. Lagos is a port which originated on islands separated by creeks, such as Lagos Island, fringing the southwest mouth of Lagos Lagoon while protected from the Atlantic Ocean by barrier islands and long sand spits such as Bar Beach, which stretch up to 100 kilometres (62 miles) east and west of the mouth. The Metropolitan area of Lagos include: Ikeja (which is the capital of Lagos State) and Agege and Mushin.