Edo’s Gov. Godwin Obaseki has pledged to mobilise contractors to the failed portion of the Benin-Sapele Highway.
Obaseki made the declaration when he visited the bad road in company of the Secretary to Edo Government, Osarodion Ogie, and the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Infrastructure, Mr Fergurson Enabulele.
“I hope that the Federal Road Maintenance Agency and Federal Government are not playing politics with this road.
“I have seen your plight and suffering, I will immediately mobilise contractors to begin work here on Tuesday.
“I will mobilise two contractors here to start rehabilitation of the road being handled by Reynolds Construction Company.
“We are grateful and happy that you came here to see how we are suffering; we are satisfied and will open the road to free flow of traffic now.