The governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has approved the dualization of Akobo-Ojurin- Olorunda Abaa/Odogbo Barracks by N.O Idowu College road.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters, Mr. Joel Olaleye Ajagbe, on Friday, May 26, 2023.
Ajagbe said that the project, which will be executed by Lagelu Local Government at a cost of N9.6 billion, will ameliorate the sufferings of motorists and pedestrians.
Recall that the governor, about two months ago assured that his administration will award the project for the construction of the 8.3 kilometres road in Lagelu Local Government Area of Ibadan metropolis before the expiration of the first term of his administration.
The Permanent Secretary explained that the award of the contract would be in tandem with Governor Makinde’s commitment to continue working for the people of the state till end of his first term in office.
Governor Makinde’s administration had earlier completed the first phase of the project on the Basorun-Idi Ape-Akobo-Ojurin axis as well as the General Gas Flyover.
Speaking further, Mr. Ajagbe said that after completion, the project will provide good and accessible road for the teeming populace.