Governor Adeleke Unveals N100b Infrastructure Plan, Set To Construct Five Flyovers, Dualized Roads.

The Governor of Osun, Ademola Adeleke, has unveiled N100 billion infrastructure development plan for the state, stated that his administration plans to construct five flyovers to ease traffic within the next one year.

Governor Adeleke disclosed that 45 roads across the 30 local government areas in the state have been selected for construction. The projects would be financed solely by the government without borrowing from financial institutions.

The governor noted that two flyovers would be constructed in Osogbo, one in Ile-Ife, one in Owode-Ede and one in Ikirun town.

He also said the project execution would be done with the preference for local suppliers of materials and contractors.

The Governor listed other projects under the plan to include the rehabilitation of 345 health centres in the 332 Wards of Osun State, phase two of potable water provision in 332 wards of Osun State, and phase two of the rehabilitation of 31 schools in the 30 mother local governments of Osun State.

Also listed are; the dualisation of roads in Osogbo, Ede, and Ilesa.

According to him, “We are getting set to key into infra financing opportunities as long as it will not add to the financial burden of the state.

Let me declare here that the infra plan I am about to unveil is purely state-sponsored without any loan from financial institutions. I must also add that we are hitting the ground running immediately after this launch. We are complying with all procurement laws and due process.

Very importantly, our administration is ensuring localisation in the implementation process. Local content in terms of sourcing of materials and workforce are key to transfer skills and economically empower our people.”

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