Osun State Government has revealed its plans to commence the construction of five major roads in the three senatorial districts in the state at the cost of N5.2bn.
Briefing newsmen after the weekly state executive council meeting in Governor’s Office, on Monday evening, the Commissioner for Works and Transport, Mr Remi Omowaye; and Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mrs Funke Egbemode, said the project would be completed in 12 months.
Omowaye said, “The state will expend N1,569,734,774.00 for the construction and rehabilitation of Ada-Igbajo 13.15km road, while N644,734,203.03 will be expended to fix the 2.87km Akindeko-Awosuru link road via Adejumo Street, with Oremeji spur, Akinlade Street, Adewale Street with a loop to WAEC road.
“A sum of N1,656,963,889.47 will be expended on the rehabilitation/complete overlay of 25.8km Army Barracks (Ede) -Ara-Ejigbo township road, just as N835,138,000.54 will be expended for the rehabilitation and complete overlay of 8.10km Moro-Yakoyo-Ipetumodu-Asipa-Ife/Ibadan expressway junction road.”
The commissioner noted that the initiative would be ‘Contractor-Financing Project’ under the “Alternative-Project-Funding-Approach.”
Earlier, Egbemode said the project would be completed within 12 months.

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