The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has been informed to offer particular recognition to Ogun State in highway development.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, made this enchantment on Saturday at a stakeholders’ city corridor assembly attended by the Minister on the Ogere finish of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
Abiodun stated Ogun State performs host to the biggest industrial hub within the nation, including that roads within the state have grow to be deplorable as a consequence of actions of heavy obligation vans.
“It’s excellent to say that Ogun State deserves a particular standing when it comes to consideration for highway constructions.
“I imagine that is doable. It isn’t only for Ogun State, it’s for the frequent good of all Nigerians and continued growth of our nice nation,” he famous.
In keeping with Abiodun, most a part of the Lagos-Ibadan freeway lies inside Ogun State, including that the highway has over time deteriorated and grow to be a nightmare to motorists and different highway customers.
The Governor additionally appealed to the Federal Authorities for the takeover of the Lagos-Sango-Abeokuta highway to take the load off the Lagos-Ibadan highway in addition to the 19.8km Atan-Lusada-Agbara highway.
Talking, Fashola assured that FG would work with Ogun State to deal with the environmental challenges posed by the highway development works.
The Minister famous that FG has heard the request of the state on different roads, saying that focus can be given as funds can be found, a press release by the Ogun State Authorities acknowledged on Saturday.