Makinde, Oyetola to reconstruct 84.6km Osogbo-Iwo-Ibadan road

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The governments of Oyo and Osun States have concluded arrangements to award contracts for the reconstruction of the Osogbo-Iwo-Ibadan road.

The Commissioner for Works in Osun State, Remi Omowaiye, and his Oyo State counterpart, Kehinde Sangodoyin, announced this at a joint press conference in Ibadan on Monday.

Omowaiye said the two states had held meetings and they had agreed that the project would start in July.

He stressed that the determination to improve infrastructure and deliver good governance were the factors driving the two governors.


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He explained that the road project was to foster regional integration, boost food production, and improve security along the corridor.

Omowaiye added that the two governments would meet again to deliberate on modalities for the project’s implementation including cost implication, duration, and the contractors to be awarded the project

The Iwo-Ibadan road has the best alignment in the South-West. We started the discussion about reconstruction about a year ago. We have had meetings about three times

“The reconstruction will aid the movement of agric produce along that corridor. Oyo will construct the 29.2 kilometres stretch that falls within its boundary and Osun will do 55.4km from Dele Yes sir to our boundary with Oyo State.”

On his part, Sangodoyin said reconstructing the road would also increase business opportunities in the two states and boost their economies.

According to him, the benefits of the road which be said is a state road are many and the people of the two states and other Nigerians wi benefit from the project.

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