Fayemi Flags off Road Projects in Ekiti





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Some major roads have been flagged off for reconstruction to ensure good road network in the state.
Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, who performed the ceremony at
Omuo, Ilupeju, Oye and Aramoko-Ekiti, said good roads were key to Social and Economic Development of the state and the step was a fulfilment of one of his 5 cardinal points; provision of infrastructural amenities.
Fayemi condemned the utter neglect and abandonment of some of the roads by the previous administration, rendering these routes dead traps to motorists within and outside the state.
He said the roads, when completed would aid the development of Ikun
Dairy Farm, Ire Burnt Bricks Industry, College of Agriculture and Technology, Isan, Ikogosi Warm Spring that is known Internationally among others.
Fayemi charged the people to pay their taxes regularly for meaningful
development and urged the contactors to deliver quality job.
Commissioner for Works and Transportation, Hon. Adesola Adebayo said the governor re-awarded the road projects to improve the socio-
economic status of the people as well as mitigate poverty in the state.
Adebayo appealed to people connected with these newly awarded roads to
support the Contractors to do their work.
Senior Special Assistant on Public Buildings and Infrastructures, Arch. Wale Ajayi, Traditional Leaders, Chairmen of Local Councils in Ekiti East, West and Oye, thanked the governor for the priority given to road network as the step would make the state develop in every
sector.
The roads that were flagged off for reconstruction were
Omuo-Isinbode-Agbado -Ode, Ilupeju-Ire-Ijan, Oye-Ikun-Otun to Kwara
boundary and Aramoko –Erijiyan-Ikogosi roads respectively.
The Contractors were given 18 months to complete the roads.
Present at the ceremony were the National and State Assembly members,
Commissioners, Local Government Chairmen, Political Leaders and top
government functionaries.

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