• June 24, 2021

Seyi Makinde Promises To Deliver Ibadan Circular Road Before May 2023

(AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has said that his administration will complete the 32-kilometre stretch, First Phase of Ibadan Circular Road, before the end of his tenure on May 28, 2023.

The governor, who stated this during a tour of the project, said that his administration had to sack the contractor inherited from the previous administration due to unsatisfactory slow pace of work, adding that the contractor would be unable to deliver the road in another 20 years if allowed to continue at the slow pace.

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A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, stated that the governor, however, promised to pay the sacked contractor for evaluated work done.As at the time of the governor made the on-the-spot assessment, only two kilometres of the 32-kilometre road had been tarred at the level of wearing cost by ENL Consortium Construction company.

Makinde promised that his administration will make sure that the road is completed and delivered within his tenure, adding that the road will be concessioned but government will have some involvement in it.

Agenda Watchdog

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