Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state has flagged off the reconstruction of the 19km Atan-Lusada-Agbara Road, in Ado-Odo/Ota Council Area,
The Governor promised that the project will be completed within 15 months.
The Governor has also successfully inaugurated the 10.25km Lusada Junction-Igbesa-Ogun Guangdong FTZ Road, via a Public-Private-Partnership.
He added that the ease of doing business would be enhanced in the state when the roads are completed.
Acccording to him, the roads are being constructed to give succour to the residents and industries along the areas notwithstanding that “it is a federal government road.”.
The governor revealed that his Government had constructed over 172 km of road and rehabilitated 120 km roads within two years.
“No doubt, today’s twin event is part of our administration’s commitment to providing infrastructure in order to continue to open up our border communities.
“It is in fact a demonstration of our strategic and deliberate approach to reposition the industrial hubs in our dear state.
“No doubt, the Agbara Industrial Estate in the Ado-Odo/Ota council area which is one of the biggest industrial estates in Nigeria remains key to the development of our dear state.
“I am sure that when completed, it would go a long way in improving the ease of doing business and enhancing the quality of life and advancement of commerce in this axis in particular and the entire Ogun state in general,”the governor said.
Speaking, Sen. Adamu Ailero, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Works, assured the Ogun State Government that the reconstruction work on Atan-Lusada-Agbara road would be included in the 2022 appropriation bill.
“We’ll give the necessary support to ensure that this project is included in the 2022 budget
“This project is much more important to Ogun and by extension, Nigeria.
“I appreciate you for this initiative. It is a right step in the right direction for the benefit of the country.
The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr Niyi Adebayo, gave kudos the governor “for taking the bold step to rehabilitate the industrial road.”.