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Ogun state government sets to embark on massive road rehabilitation

The Ogun state government is set to embark on palliative measures to make some roads, damaged by the ongoing rainy season motorable.
Penpushing reports that  Special Adviser to Governor Dapo Abiodun on Works and Infrastructure, Engr. Ade Akinsanya, made this known while inspecting the the level of damage caused by erosion on some roads across the state, adding that consequently, the state Ministry of Works will soon carry out comprehensive road repairs across the state.
The Special Adviser  said the government was aware of the challenges confronting the people, particularly road users,at this period of rainy season,  adding that the government is aware of the attendant challenges it has on the roads
“The rainy season is here and we are aware of the attendant challenges it has on our roads. However the government is monitoring the situation and is already putting adequate palliative measures in place to arrest the menace,” he said.
Penpushing further reports that some of the roads identified include; Mowe – Ofada in Obafemi Local Government, the second lane of Adatan – More junction in Abeokuta South Local Government and Akute – Alagbole in Ifo Local Government Area, among others.
The Special Adviser noted that the identified roads, along with others will receive adequate attention immediately after the rain subsides,stressing that the reconstruction of sections of Ijoko-Akute road is ongoing and this is being done in phases.
Penpushing also reports that Akinsanya
reassured residents of the state that their well-being and welfare remain the utmost priority of the state government, adding that Governor Abiodun is resolute and committed to improving not only the economic viability of the state but make life more bearable for the citizenry.
The Special Adviser explained that engineers are currently working at the Sango Ota-Ijoko-Akute-Alagbole road, whose reconstruction project has been divided into phases.
“We are currently working on Ijoko Ota bridge down to Abule area as construction work extends further towards Gas-line and Itoki area which forms part of the ongoing phase that is 8.5km long.We assure our people that as a government, we would continue to make their welfare and well-being  a major priority , just as we have done in the last four years”, he stated
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