Oyo State Governor Engineer Seyi Makinde on Friday flaged-off the dualization of 8.3km Akobo Ojurin-Olorunda Abaa road.
Speaking at the flag-off ceremony, Makinde told the people of the area that the road will provide relief for motorists and residents.
He added that the road would enhance the development of the axis upon completion.
According to the governor, ‘we kept our promise and awarded the project and today, we fulfilled our promise and the reconstruction work has started.”
The Governor declared that the road will be completed in twelve months adding that thirty percentage of the total sum has been paid to the contractor.
The event was attended by Deputy Governor, Speaker Oyo House of Assembly, Hon AKT, Taofiq Arapaja, Chief of Staff, Head of Service, Mutiat Ladoja, Senator Monsurat, Senator Hosea Agboola, Prince Dotun Oyelade, Oloye Benedict Akika, Chief Bisi Ilaka, PA to the Governor, Lagelu local government Chairman, PDP State Youth Leader, Babatunde Tijani, Professor Kehinde Sangodoyin, Hon Adeaga, Hon Tiamy, Hon Olatoye, Hon Ramata Agberemi.