UPDATED: Ogun Deputy-Governor Assures Kinsmen Of Government Intervention On Bad Roads - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS


Friday, October 2, 2020

UPDATED: Ogun Deputy-Governor Assures Kinsmen Of Government Intervention On Bad Roads


ABEOKUTA - The Ogun state Deputy-Governor, Engr. Noimot Salako-Oyedele has expressed concern over the poor condition of roads in the state, especially in Ota area.

Engr. Salako-Oyedele said the deplorable condition of the Sango-Ota road being the business hub of the state would be given necessary attention. 

The Deputy-Governor who stated this on Friday shortly after attending Jumat service in Ota Central Mosque, explained that the federal government was yet to cede the construction of the Federal roads to the state government despite the persistent request to take over the roads for repairs.

She therefore, appealed to residents of the state to be patient as government was making efforts to provide lasting solution to the challenge soon. 

Earlier, the Deputy-Governor said the state government would remain focus towards achieving a qualitative governance that creates conducive environment for individuals' prosperity and continued development of the state. 

Engr. Salako-Oyedele who represented the state governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun at the official opening of the first session of the forth Synod with the theme, "Where are the prophets" held at St. Timothy's Anglican Church, Sango-Ota, Ogun state. 

Governor Abiodun affirmed that God had been merciful to the state, owing to the existing peace and tranquility, despite the ethnic and religious differences.

He emphasised the need for people to work together to develop the State and the country, so as to enable government provide the best in all sectors of the economy.

He said, “the ‘Building our Future Together’ agenda focuses on creation of jobs, provision of social and economic infrastructure, qualitative education, youths and agricultural development. All these are related and will create a conducive environment for people to realise their full potential in both circular and spiritual aspects".

While speaking on the theme of the Synod, the Governor noted that roles of religion, as guiding light for any society that cherishes development could not be over-emphasised, adding that inspirational sermons, by prophets of God should be preached at all times.  

Earlier in his message, the Diocesan Bishop of Awori, Rev. Akin Atere, encouraged the present administration to always respond to people’s plights, pleading for government’s intervention on the deplorable roads in Ota axis, considering its proximity to Lagos.

1 comment:

  1. The government must as a matter of urgency come to the pains of Ota and it's inhabitants. The roads are terribly bad that all rank and files of the community is feeling the ache.