Buhari opens 22km Ekiti/Osun Road


Buhari opens 22km Ekiti/Osun Road


Muhamadu has opened the newly-built 22 kilometre Efon-Alaaye/Iwaraja/Erinmo Road and Osun states.

The ceremony held in Efon-Alaaye, headquarters of Efon Local Government Area.

Buhari, represented by Minister of and Investment, Niyi Adebayo, said his administration is irrevocably to fixing every sector of life to bridge infrastructural gap.

According to him, his government has been investing in road to enhance ease of doing business. He said the of the 22km road further reinforced the commitment of his government to improving road network, infrastructure, create job and prosperity that can lift the people out of poverty.

He said: “We can confidently say that as we enter the final lap of the tenure of the Buhari’s administration, we are also entering a of completion and of projects. We are handing over the 22 Kilometre Road , it links Efon-Alaaye in Ekiti State and Erinmo and Iwaraja in Osun State.

“By linking Ekiti and Osun states together, this road becomes a critical component of our road network. This road has been built to the highest quality of and if it is well used and not abused, it should last for the designed life.

“Road abuse many such as overloading, overspeeding, pavement , spilling of petroleum , which dissolves all the components and allows water to penetrate, and converting the road shoulders to permanent parking places, that brings the road from the shoulder.

“We must all do our best to avoid these practices, report them when they occur and act lawfully to stop them.”

Minister of Works Babatunde Fashola, represented by the Director of Area Highways, (Southwest) Adedamola Kuti, said the states will enjoy economic boost with the completion of the road.

“This road represents investment in road infrastructure. They are visible and incontrovertible assets are interested in. We will to embark on innovative action to ensure that we source money to more roads for the use of Nigerians.”


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