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[Ibadan]–The Executive Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has promised contractors handling the multi-billion naira road projects within the state he will complete all the ongoing road construction projects in the next 18 months.

The governor disclosed this while addressing residents of Agodi-Gate, Idi Ape, Iwo Road Interchange, Basorun, Akobo-Oju Irin and Ologuneru, during an inspection tour of the project sites, in company with the Deputy Governor, Mr. Moses Adeyemo, and other top officials of the state.

“For ease of business and commercial activities, we must build roads. You will recall that this government is the first that was elected for a second term by the people in the history of Oyo State. We are still grateful for this. This is part of the dividends of democracy. We made promises to you during the election and this project is in partial fulfillment of the promises. We will not renege on any of our promises.

“What we promised, we will deliver and it will be solid projects that will endure. We are going to complete the road construction projects within the next eighteen months, because I don’t intend to hand over these road projects uncompleted to my successor. We are desirous of leaving behind a legacy of achievements in urban renewal”. He added.

He further stated that the government owes the citizens the responsibility of beautifying the states.

“We owe the citizens the responsibility of modernizing and beautifying Oyo State like other big cities in the country. But, I must appeal to residents to endure the imminent inconveniences because to eat omelette we must break eggs. With good road network and infrastructure, we already have platform for development and no administration has ever worked the way we are working. It will boost commercial activities and also serve as incentives for investors.” He concluded.

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