By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
The Ogun State Government has proposed over N85billion as capital and overhead cost to be expended in the 2022 fiscal year, to complete ongoing projects in the three senatorial districts of the State.
Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Engr. Ade Akinsanya said this in Abeokuta at the Treasury Board Meeting on year 2022- 2924 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and the 2022 Budget, stating that the proposed fund would ensure the speedy completion of some roads and projects in the State, which includes Atan-Lusada- Agbara road and Cargo Airport, among others.
Akinsanya said Ijebu- Ode-Epe Road and Atan- Lusada-Agbara would to be tolled to increase revenue, adding that the completion of ongoing projects, as well as river crossings and overhead bridges, would further enhance the infrastructure drive of the State.
He added that there would be the construction of more durable roads in major towns, as well as commencing the process of establishing one asphalt plant and additional functional materials.