Road Projects: Osun Assembly Expresses Displeasure Over Slow Pace

Road Projects: Osun Assembly Expresses Displeasure Over Slow Pace
  • PublishedOctober 21, 2023

The Osun State House of Assembly has expressed displeasure over the slow pace of some road projects across the State.

The displeasure was disclosed during an inspection of the Osogbo East By-pass road (Ona Baba Ona, Ilesha Garage-Oke-baale roundabout) and Ila-Odo; Osun/Kwara boundary) roads.

Speaking on the development, the Chairman, House Committee on Public Works and Transport, Waheed Abiola, however, enjoined the contractors not to compromise on quality in the course of trying to meet the stipulated deadlines for the contracts.

He said, “I promise to ensure the success of Governor Ademola Adeleke-led administration by exerting due diligence in the performance of oversight functions.

“Governor Ademola Adeleke has done his best and we appreciate him for his quick intervention on the uncompleted projects in the State.

“I also call on the contractors not to be a clog in the wheel of the State’s progress.”

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works and Transport, Engr Basiru Bello, represented by the Director, Planning Research and Statistics, Engr. Olalekan Salami stated that the state may be free from bad roads before the end of the year at the rate projects are being executed in rapid succession.

Bello admonished residents of the state to work hand in hand with the government by maintaining proper usage of the roads and drainages.

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