Ogun Sets To Open More Roads, Boost Transportation, Industrial Growth - EDU-BIZNEWS


Thursday, March 25, 2021

Ogun Sets To Open More Roads, Boost Transportation, Industrial Growth

Ogun State Government says its ongoing construction works on road networks across the State’s three Senatorial Districts are at different stages of completion, to ensure smooth road and boost transportation in the state 

Also more roads are being opened-up to further enhance the transport system and spur industrial growth, increase employment opportunities, boost  economic activities, as well as  ease human and vehicular movement.

The State Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Engr. Ade Akinsanya made these known to newsmen during his assessment tour to the on-going 7.8 km Obantoko-Fajol American junction road in Abeokuta, the state capital as well as the 4 km Oba Erinwole dual carriage way in Sagamu and 24.5 km Owode-Ilaro road in Yewa axis among others.

Speaking on the ongoing construction work at Elite-Oke-Lantoro road in Abeokuta, Engr. Akinsanya said the project has reached an advanced stage, as laying of asphalt would commence in earnest,while laying of binder course is ongoing on the Fajol-America junction road in Obantoko also within the city

The Commissioner pointed out that the construction of a monument at the Sagamu-Abeokuta interchange was to signify the gateway to the three Senatorial Districts of the State, serve as tourist site for visitors and citizens with the aim of boosting the Internally Generated Revenue ( IGR).

"The 30 meters high city gate at Sagamu will promote tourism and attracts visitors to the State. The monument, when completed will be furnished with a drive through and water fountain for beautification", he stated.

Some residents of the area including Mr. Gbenga Kalejaiye and Mr. Kazeem Ademefun who also spoke with newsmen,applauded the government for bringing succour to them, noting that the projects would add value to commercial activities of the areas and ease the burden of motorists.

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