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Monday, January 17, 2022

‘Design for Ikare-Okerigbo road dualization ready’

By Adekola Afolabi


Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has reiterated his administration’s commitment to the dualization of Ikare – Okerigbo road to Akungba Akoko in Akoko South-West.

The Governor said the design template of the road is ready, adding that the road construction was captured in the 2022 budget.

Akeredolu made this known yesterday while playing host to the members of the Akungba Development Union led by the Alale Of Akungba Kingdom, Oba Isaac Sunday Adeyeye in his office.

The Governor who lauded the monarch for appreciating his administration’s efforts on security, Infrastructural development among others, also emphasized that he will continue to deliver dividends of good governance to the people.

While speaking on the appointment of two prominent sons of the town, Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Otunba Adegboyega Adefarati and the Vice Chancellor of Olusegun Agagu University Of Science and Technology, OAUSTECH, Okitipupa, Professor Temi Ologunorisa, the Governor said their appointments were well deserved.

Earlier, the Alale of Akungba Akoko, Oba Sunday Adeyeye commended Akeredolu for the tremendous roles played in the development of Akungba Akoko.

“We are happy with all you have done and still doing. We are the community people with common bond , with common destiny and we are here today to express our sincere appreciation to our Governor for the roles he has been playing, the roles he is still paying in the affairs of Akungba community during our trying period when we had accidents, the Governor stood by us, he was very prompt.

“He didn’t only come to commiserate with us, he 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.  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, Aketi the great, has appointed Adegboyega into the Ministry of Local government and Chieftaincy Affairs”, the monarch stressed.

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