Construction Of Ijebu-Ode/Epe Road Will Open Up Economic Advantage - Traditional Rulers - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS


Thursday, February 27, 2020

Construction Of Ijebu-Ode/Epe Road Will Open Up Economic Advantage - Traditional Rulers

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State and other paramount rulers at the flag off ceremony of the Ijebu-Ode/Epe road on Wednesday
Opeyemi Falope and Eniola Judah
ABEOKUTA - Traditional rulers and community leaders in the Ijebuland have said the construction of the road linking Ijebu-Ode/Mujoda / Epe will open up economic advantage and job opportunity among the teeming youths in the state. 

This assertion was made during the flag off ceremony of construction of Ijebu-Ode/Epe road in Ijebu-Ode.

The Ijebu-Ode/Epe road which has been in bad deplorable shape for over 20 years would be given massive construction which will ease the traffic bottle neck of Lagos/Ibadan expressway. 

Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Dr Sikiru Adetona ably represented by the Dagburewe of Idowa, Oba Yinusa Adekoya said the construction of the road will lift the social economic status of the people living around the community area. 

"The Construction of the road will strengthen the Economic Synergy between Lagos and Ogun, Our people benefits from the Construction of the Roads as they will be Able to Move their Farm Produce to the Neighboring State with Ease." the Oba said.

Speaking in an interview, the Chairman Transition Committee of Ijebu-Ode Local Government, Engr. Olugbenga Olugbile said the road construction of Ijebu-Ode/ Epe was a massive boost for the people of Ogun State has it would ease doing of business with the neighboring state. 

He added that Ijebu-Ode Local Government had commence grading of rural roads along the axis which includes Odoagboju, Itawo, Ereji, and Idale. 

The Chairman Community Development Association of Federal Housing Estate along Epe road, Hon. Mabinuori Adeleke said the construction of the roads would open a great economic value to the community and attract more investors to come in the area to build companies, which will give employment opportunities to the youths. 

Also Baale of Idale, One of the Community along the area , Mr Ola Adebanjo said the construction of the roads is a welcome relieve from the Ogun State Government, saying the farmers especially are greatful for the road as it will help in bringing their farm produce to the urban Area.

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