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The Ogun State government has approved the reconstruction of 12 roads the state.
The state commissioner for works and infrastructure, Ade Adesanya made this disclosure to journalists on Friday at a press briefing in Oke-Mosan.
He said that the governor made the approval at the state executive meeting on Thursday and are to be completed between six and nine months.
Adesanya listed the 12 roads which cut across the three senatorial district across the state measuring 43.61km.
“Yesterday, the Ogun state Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun approved the reconstruction of 12 roads. Some of this roads were already on our table. The roads will serve as links an alternative roads to reduce traffic congestion on major roads.
“They were roads picked by people of the state and the governor gave an aggressive schedule that the roads be completed between six and nine months,” Adesanya said.
Corroborating the commissioner for works was the Commissioner for information and strategy, Waheed Odusile who said the roads will go on simultaneously.
The roads approved for reconstruction include Itori junction road in Ewekoro local government, Olomore junction and Sanni road in Abeokuta North, and Somorin-kemta, Idi-Aba road in Odeda local govrrnment of Ogun central; Joju road in Ado-Odo/ Ota local government and Ilashe-koko-Alari road in Ipokia local govrrnment of Ogun West.
Roads for reconstruction at the Ogun East senatorial district include Ijebu-Epe and Sagamu interchange in Ijebu-Ode/ Odogbolu local government, Ilishan Market road in Ikenne local government, Sagamu-Iperu roundabout in Sagamu/ Ikenne local government, Iperu roundabout-Ode road in Ikenne local government, Ago-Iwoye-Oru-Ijebu Igbo road in Ijebu North local government, Obafemi-Awolowo way-Mada-Takete in Remo North local government, and Orile Oko road also in Remo North local government.
The commissioners were however silent on estimated cost for the reconstruction of these roads.