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Oyo State governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, on Monday, inspected ongoing works on the Apata-Akala Expressway linking the Ibadan-Abeokuta Road and the Onipepeye-Saw-Mill Underpass, noting that the government is satisfied with the quality of works done on the projects so far.

Governor Makinde during the inspection

The governor, while addressing journalists shortly after the inspection, said the projects were in tandem with his promise to the people of the state that he would work till the last moment of his first tenure in office.

A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, indicated that the government will commission a lot of projects by the end of the year, as many ongoing projects will be completed within the next few months.

He said: “As you can all see, work is ongoing. We promised the people of Oyo State that we would work for them till the last moment of this first tenure. We don’t want to shortchange our people, because we believe they must have value for their money and that is why we are out here.

“The election is behind us and we have to do the work that the people of Oyo State have given to us.

“I am glad that this(Akala Expressway) linkage is through and work is ongoing. I believe it will be projects commissioning galore in Oyo State for the rest of this year.

“We have cracked the Onipepeye Bridge project and it is just for us to move on and work is ongoing on it.”

The inspection was witnessed by the Commissioner for Public Works, Infrastructure and Transport, Prof. Daud Kehinde Sangodoyin; Special Adviser to the governor on Public Works and Infrastructure, Engr. Seyi Adeleye and other government functionaries.


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