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Ore Flyover taking shape –Akeredolu

Ore Flyover taking shape –Akeredolu

By Adekola Afolabi

The Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has expressed satisfaction with the quality of work done at Ore inter-change even as the project has reached appreciable level.

Akeredolu during his unscheduled inspection of the Ore flyover disclosed that the inter-change has totally changed and commended the contractor handling the project for the high level of competence which has made them to achieve a lot within a short time.

He assured all contractors handling various projects across the state of prompt payment of their bills to enable them deliver on schedule.

The governor while appreciating God for making the flyover possible, expressed confidence that with the way the work was moving on the flyover it would be put to use latest by December this year.

He stated that government would continue to raise funds to pay contractors to be able to deliver all projects as promised.

The site Engineer, Dani Mansor, told the governor and his entourage that they are done with the foundation of the bridge while some pillars have also been raised.

He also said super structure has started, just as the road construction has reached 50 percent from the north side and 40 percent from the south side.

Mansor added that the platform of the beam has been put in place together with the necessary earth work despite the rain. He said they are not going on break even as the rainy season sets in.

According to him, by September, all the concrete work would have been completed with a promise to deliver the project in October.

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On his part, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Infrastructures, Engr Raimi  Aminu, revealed that they were amazed by the level of work done on the flyover by the contractor handling the project, noting that the project which started a couple of months ago has now reached appreciable level.

Aminu who explained that whether it rains or not the supper structure which is all concrete work would continue on the site, particularly lauded the contractor for working according to specification and standard.

He particularly lauded the governor for prompt payment of the contractor bill.

Some of the residents in the town including Mr.  Ayantoye Adejumo, while narrating the difficulty road users usually faced before the construction work, commended the governor for saving their lives.

According to Adejumo, many lives had been lost due to the dangerous and busy nature of the highway, praying God to reward the governor for his good job for mankind.

Akeredolu was impressed by what he described as mass development of the construction work.

He specifically commended the contractor and his Special Adviser on Infrastructures and officials of the state Ministry of Works for their high level of professionalism and performance.

The governor added that he was happy with the spate of work done including sand filling and other earth work .

Briefing the governor on the level of work done, the Site Enginer, Mansor, informed that the work is in progress, saying sand filling has been done while culverts have also been constructed.

He remembered that before the construction work nobody could pass the swampy road but now all the three swamp locations have been filled and all locations linked together making the entire road network motorable.

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