By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
The Special Adviser to the Ogun State Governor on Works and Infrastructure, Babatunde Adesina, has disclosed that the state government has commenced construction and reconstruction of over 46 roads across the three senatorial districts in the state.
Adesina made the disclosure at a programme in Abeokuta.
He said: “Some roads will be completed before the end of this year and these roads include; Adatan-Asero, Panseke-Adigbe, first phase of Kemta- Somorin roads among others.”
Adesina stated that the Prince Dapo Abiodun-led administration places priority on road infrastructure, hence, the massive construction across the state, reiterating government’s commitment to delivering on its electioneering promises.
“Heavy rain in the last three months has slowed down the pace of work on sites and delayed completion of work, but efforts are on to ensure completion now that the rain is subsiding,” he added.
The special adviser also appealed to the people to be patient with the government, as it will not rest on its oars on infrastructure drive to develop the socio-economic growth of the state.
He stated that local government authorities will be charged to embark on grading of some roads in their localities, with the aim of easing hardship being faced by the people.
Adesina mentioned some of the other roads under construction to include; Abeokuta- Sagamu, Atan- Lusada- Agbara, Ilaro- Owode, Oke Ola road, Imeko as well as Oba Erinwole Road Sagamu, Ijebu- Ode-Atan Road, Molusi College Road, Ijebu Igbo among others.