Adeleke completes 31 km of roads, another 47km ongoing

Governor of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke has completed a total of 31 kilometers of roads from November 28th, 2022 till date.

A total of 17 kilometers of roads are currently ongoing at various stages of completion across the state.

Additionally, a total of 30 kilometers of roads have been listed for construction and reconstruction with actual work slated to start any moment from now.

Adeleke made this disclosure on arrival in Osogbo after attending the National Economic Council meeting in Abuja.

According to a statement issued by Spokesperson to the governor, Mallam Olawale Rasheed,  Adeleke said, “Our administration is paying close attention to the upgrade of Osun roads as a way to jumpstart the state economy.

” Osun suffers badly as a result of bad roads, failing bridges and culvets. Our township roads are in bad state across the three senatorial districts. Business cannot boom if road network are in terrible state.

” So from day one, my focus amongst others has been on infrastructure upgrade. I am happy to report that 31 kilometers are done already. But the target is about 100 kilometers before the end of the year”, the Governor noted.

Corroborating the governor, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works and Transport, Engr Bashir Bello said “the 31 kilometers of roads are spread across the 30 local governments and the Area office. The choice of the reconstructed roads are based on local consultation and utility values of such roads to the local economy.

” I can confirm to you that we have indeed completed 31 kilometers in the last seven months. This can be verified.

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17 kilometers of roads are also ongoing. These are in various stages of completion. We are speeding up work on the new roads to increase our completed kilometers before long.

“Aside the 17km, we have also listed out another 30 kilometers. The selection and survey process have been completed and we hope to start work as soon as possible.

” You may also want to note that massive work is ongoing on bridge reconstruction, culvert upgrades and channelisation work across the state

“Beside the road construction, the government is giving quick intervention to some bad section of roads that require urgent attention. Construction of large drainage that can contain flooding of ogo Oluwa mainroad are under construction as well”, the Permanent Secretary stated.

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