Osun State government has committed Three Billion, Six Hundred and Twenty-Eight Million, Twenty-Four Thousand, Nine Hundred and Twenty-Three Naira, Seventy-Six kobo (N 3,628,024,923.76) for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of selected township roads in Ikire and Ile-Ife.
This is just as the government reaffirmed Oyetola’s commitment to fulfill his electoral promise to residents and citizens of the state by raising the bar of state infrastructure in a manner that would reflect adequate, quality and equitable service delivery.
The state governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, spoke on Wednesday in a statement released by the Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mrs Funke Egbemode.
The statement read in part, “Osun government said it had committed the sum of Three Billion, Six Hundred and Twenty-Eight Million, Twenty-Four Thousand, Nine Hundred and Twenty-Three Naira, Seventy-Six kobo (N 3,628,024,923.76) to the project after a detailed procurement process by the Osun Public Procurement Agency. The project will be executed through Alternative-Project-Funding-Approach.
“The rehabilitation of Ikire township roads were awarded at a well-negotiated price of One Billion, One Hundred Million, Four Hundred and Eighteen Thousand, Four Hundred and Sixty-Nine Naira, Forty-Seven kobo only (N 1,100,418,479.47).
“The rehabilitation of selected township roads in Ile-Ife were awarded at a well-negotiated price of Two Billion, Five Hundred and Twenty-Seven Million, Six Hundred and Six Thousand, Four Hundred and Fifty-Four Naira, Twenty-Nine kobo only (N 2,527,606,454.29). The quoted sums are inclusive of all statutory deductions.
“The government further disclosed that the rehabilitation of Ikire township roads will be undertaken by Messrs Slavabogu Nigeria Limited, while the rehabilitation of the selected Ile-Ife township roads will be undertaken by Messrs Dejide Investments Limited.
“The projects which are to commence immediately are expected to be completed in record time.”
Meanwhile, the selected township roads for reconstruction and rehabilitation in Ile-Ife include: Ife/Ede Road-Oduduwa Estate WASCA Road 7 (OAU Campus Gate); Road 7; Mukoro/Itagun Modi Road-Oke Isokun-Ilode Ifewara Road; Itaasin-Ita Agbon-Aderemi Road; Mukoro-Itagun Road with link to Olubukun; and spot rehabilitation of O.A.U. Ile-Ife – OAUTH Ile-Ife link road.
The selected township roads for reconstruction and rehabilitation in Ikire include: Sango roundabout–Iyana Onimalu along Ikire- Odeyinka road ; Sango roundabout – Obada, Ikire , Sango roundabout – Palace Junction , Ikire ; Unity School – Sango roundabout, Ikire and Orita Onimalu – GT Hotel Agala Junction, Off Ikire – Odeyinka road, Ikire.