Design for Ikare-Akungba road dualisation ready, says Akeredolu



Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says the design for Ikare/Okerigbo-Akungba road dualisation by the state government is ready.

Akeredolu disclosed this on Thursday when the members of the Akungba Development Union led by the Alale Of Akungba Kingdom, Oba Isaac Adeyeye, paid him a courtesy visit in Akure.

The governor, who said that the road construction was captured in the 2022 budget, reiterated his administration’s commitment to complete the road project soon.

He lauded the traditional ruler for appreciating his administration’s efforts on security, infrastructural development among others.

Akeredolu added that he would continue to deliver dividends of democracy to the people of the state.

Earlier, Oba Adeyeye commended the governor for the tremendous roles he played in the development of Akungba Akoko.

“We are the community people with common bond, with common destiny and we are here today to express our sincere appreciation to you for the roles you have been playing and the roles you are playing in the affairs of Akungba community.

“During our trying period, when we had accidents, you personally stood by us and was very prompt.

“You didn’t only come to commiserate with us, you also assisted the bereaved family.

“We are here specifically to come and say another big thank you to Mr Governor for appointing two of our prominent sons into government.

“The appointment of Gboyega Adefarati and the Vice Chancellor of Olusegun Agagu University Of Science and Technology (OAUSTECH), Okitipupa, Prof. Temi Ologunorisa.

“Here, we have seen that history has repeated itself. The late sage, Pa Ajasin from Owo, appointed Pa Adefarati into that office.

“History has repeated itself, the governor has appointed Adegboyega into the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs,” the traditional ruler said. (NAN)