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Makinde inaugurates 38.4 km feeder roads in Ibadan

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Thursday inaugurated a total of 38.4 kilometres feeder roads in Ibadan.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the inaugurated roads include 8.5 kilometres dualised Mile 110 Ring Road Challenge, 3.8 kilometres dualised Iyaganku quarters Ring Road and 10.8 kilometres Agodi Gate – Molete Road.

Others are 3.5 kilometres Oke Adu – Orita Aperin Road, 1.4 kilometres Idi Arere -Molete Road, 2.15 kilometres Oke Ado – Ring Road and 5.4 kilometres General Gas – Zenzengolf Road.

NAN also reports that the inaugurated feeder roads are part of the 95.5 kilometres asphaltic improvement/rehabilitation projects awarded in December 2023 by the state government.

Makinde, in his address, reiterated the commitment of his administration to improve road infrastructure across the state.

He said solar lights would be installed on all the inaugurated roads and assured the people that his administration would rehabilitate all feeder roads across the state.

The governor announced that the second phase of the feeder road rehabilitation projects would accommodate Ogbomoso, Iseyin and other towns across the state.

He also promised that his government would continue to serve the people of the state till the last day of the administration.

Makinde commended the three contractors handling the projects, Kopek Construction Company, Craineburg Construction Company and Ratcon Construction Company, for their timely completion and quality job delivery.

Earlier, the State Commissioner for Public Works and Transport, Prof. Daud Sangodoyin, said the successful completion of the road projects had helped to improve traffic flow within Ibadan metropolis.

Sangodoyin said that the completion of the feeder roads would enhance smooth vehicular movement, thereby reducing traffic congestion and the burden of vehicle maintenance.(NAN

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