Oyo gov’t earmarks 255 roads for rehabilitation across state

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Oyo gov’t earmarks 255 roads for rehabilitation across state

Oyo gov’t earmarks 255 roads for rehabilitation across state

The Oyo State Government has begun the Bill of Engineering Measurement and Evaluation (BEME) on not less than 255 roads across the state within the 33 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state for rehabilitation.

The Chairman, Oyo State Road Maintenance Agency (OYSROMA), Honourable Ogunlade Busoye Soladoye, stated this Friday while on inspection of some of the roads earmarked for rehabilitation across the state.

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He said that Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has approved a sum of 750,000,000 million naira for the agency in order to ensure zero potholes on the roads across the state.

Soladoye said the roads were grouped into three zones, namely: Ibadan, Oyo/Ogbomoso/ Iseyin and Ibarapa/Oke-Ogun zones.

He stated that the 11 local government areas in Ibadan have been covered, while the remaining two zones are still being worked on.

The chairman stressed that on the assumption of duty, he made an extensive inspection of roads across the state, to ensure that rehabilitation of deplorable roads commence speedily.

He urged the people of Oyo state to avoid dumping refuse in drainages as it would block waterways and result in water spillover, causing destruction of roads.

Some of the roads rehabilitated in Ibadan city include Dugbe to Mokola roads; Femi Johnson Junction along Oke-Ado road; Molete – Fire Station- Challenge Road; Adeoyo Hospital Junction,( Ring Road); ANCE Roundabout, Dugbe and Railway Frontage, Dugbe, Ibadan.