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I Had An Agreement With FG To Construct Ogun Major Roads – Abiodun

– As Awujale Appeals To Abiodun Over Ijebu Disrepair Roads

– Says the next Ruling House after Awujale must present a viable candidate

As the 2019 annual Ojude-Oba festival comes to limelight in Ijebu-Ode on Tuesday, the Executive Governor of Ogun State, Prince Abiodun has put smiles on all Ogun indigenes over the proposed federal major roads for immediate rehabilitations.

The Governor made the pronouncement in Ijebu-Ode at the annual Ojude-Oba festival which is first in his time to witness as an executive Governor of the State.

Abiodun introduced the event as the major communion activities which bring general development to Ijebu community and the entire State, saying the government is most delighted to be part of its annual festival.

Accessing that Ijebu has played a very vital role in the area of culture and tourism, as well as rich tradition and culture which Ojude-Oba preaches.

He said that his administration will continue to promote the festival and will not also betray the trust bestowed on him by the people of the State.

“We have committed to give Ogun a focus and qualitative governance, by creating an enabling environment for public sector partnership which is fundamental to the productivity and prosperity of all Ogun indigenes”, the Governor said.

He said, “As a responsible government, we need to know where we are coming from”. He assured the citizens that all hands are on deck to fix Ogun major roads in support of the federal government.

“Our administration and federal government are working on an agreement on the construction of three major roads in Ogun namely: Ijebu Ode-Epe, Abeokuta-Sango, the Sagamu-Ikorodu roads, says, part would be completed in 10months”.

While addressing the guests, the Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona also pleaded to the Governor to fast-track the disrepair roads in the city in line with his agreement to Ogun indigenes.

“Ijebu has an ecological problem in which only the federal government can rescue by the support of the state government”.

In shedding more light on the position of who becomes the next Awujale, the monarch pointed out that the next Ruling House should present a viable candidate, but if fails others should hijack.

“No one can determine the time of death, be wise enough to pick the next Awujale, if the next ruling house fails, switch to the other ruling house to pick a better candidate, says Ijebuland must move forward at all length”, the monarch stated.

– Oluseun ODUNEYE, Abeokuta

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