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Gov. Abiodun releases funds to complete abandoned projects, orders contractors back to site

Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has ordered contractors handling all uncompleted projects inherited from the previous administration to go back to work without further delay.

This was in line with Gov Abiodun’s several promises to ensure that all viable projects embarked upon by his predecessor in office, Sen Ibikunle Amosun were not abadoned afterall, they were all being done with the resources belonging to the citizens of the state.

Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Engr. Ade Akinsanya, disclosed this recently after inspecting some of the ongoing roads and flyovers in Abeokuta, the State capital.

The inspected roads include the Asphalting of the Kuto Flyover, Mokola Bridge along Ajitadun-Adatan Road, as well as Panseke-Adigbe road amongst others.

Engr Akinsanya reiterated the unwavering determination of the state government to ensure the completion of all legacy projects in the state to boost socio-economic activities across the state.

He also revealed that the state government has released funds sufficient to execute all abandoned projects across the State in record time.

“Let me categorically point out that the Prince Dapo Abiodun administration has released fund to ensure speedy conclusion of all abandoned projects by the previous administration,” Akinsanya stated, adding that “It is embarrassing that many of these projects were awarded since 2012 and 2013 respectively”.

Project Manager for the China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC), Engr. Sewell Zhao, described as timely intervention the release of funds by the government.

Zhao said “this will aid the quick completion of project in record time and thereby remove the stress of motorists, commuters and other road users along Kuto. 

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