Succour as Ogun Govt Set to Begin Massive Road Rehabilitation, Reconstruction

July 3, 2024

Succour is coming the way of motorists and residents of Ogun State as the Dapo Abiodun administration has embarked on massive rehabilitation and reconstruction of many roads across the state.

The rehabilitation, according to the Commissioner for Works, Engr Ade Akinsanya, would be priotised, based on fund availability and economic viability of those roads.

He said that 120 roads, spread across the 20 local governments in the state, were submitted by stakeholders.

Engr Akinsanya said the move was in line with the avowed commitment of the Dapo Abiodun-led administration to make Ogun more attractive to both local and foreign investors.

He noted that to make the exercise have the desired impact on the people, the governor mandated stakeholders, including royal fathers, lawmakers (both state and federal), local government chairmen, community leaders, and religious leaders among others to submit critical roads that required immediate attention in their domains.

Engr Akinsanya said rehabilitation works had commenced on some of the roads, while contractors would move to the remaining ones soon.

Engr Akinsanya said Governor Abiodun had also secured the collaboration of Federal Government for the rehabilitation and reconstruction of additional 14 roads.

He noted that the roads to be jointly rehabilitated with the cooperation of the Federal Ministry of Works included Laderin-Train Station (Phase 1), (ongoing); Adesanolu road, Mowe (ongoing); Liberty Road, Oru-Ijebu (ongoing); Babcock Road via Ilisan Market Road; Ayegbami Road, Iperu; Safetedo Street, Iperu (ongoing); Odo-Egbe Junction/Ereko/Ondo Road Junction (ongoing); Major Thompson Road, Sagamu (ongoing); Methodist Church, Iperu; Awokoya Street, Ijebu Ode; Kanga Lagos-Ilese road, Lots 1 (ongoing), Lots11, and 111 among others.