The General Manager, Osun State Road Maintenance Agency, ORMA, Engineer Olu Olowookere has lauded the state government for its commitment and support for the agency in the task of making the state roads motorable.
Engr Olowookere who stated this in Osogbo while briefing newsmen after visitation to some roads across the state where the agency is carrying out roads rehabilitation said, Governor Rauf Aregbesola had opened the state in term of road infrastructure.
He explained that the agency had received the nod of the governor to ensure that all roads in the state were motorable to ease transportation system and open the state for economic prosperity.
The General Manager who hinted that it has become imperative for the agency to complement efforts of the present administration in the area of road infrastructure noted that the ongoing road rehabilitation efforts was aimed at making major roads in the state motorable.
Engr Olowookere noted that the agency was working on the new technology for its maintenance and rehabilitation efforts to ensure longevity and durability of roads in the state.
The ORMA boss, pointed out that the adoption of the new technology would place the state in position of advantage as the new approach was cost effective.
He explained that the agency intervention had helped to sustain some roads in the state with the hope of opening the state for economic prosperity.
The General Manager gave assurance that with the passage of 2018 budget by the house, the agency would now have opportunity to carry out reconstruction and rehabilitation on major roads that needs attention.
He hinted that the present administration was keen about road infrastructure hence its heavy investment in the sector, submitting that it would not rest on its oars in the task of making major roads in the state accessible and motorable.
Engr Olowookere called on the people of the state to continue to support the government in its quest to make the state symbol of emulation in terms of road network.
He emphasized the need for all corporate organizations and well meaning individual to support government and ensure prompt payment of their dues for government to carry out its responsibilities