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Adeleke inaugurates construction of N1.6bn intercity road in Osun

Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke has inaugurated the flagged off the construction of 5.68km Ede-Egbedi-Erin Osun intercity road valued N1.69billion.

Reaffirming his commitment to transparency and accountability in public contracting, he said the road will be reconstructed through direct labour with a completion period of eight months.

Represented by the Commissioner for Special Duties, Dr Bashiru Salami at the flagg off held at Erin Osun, in a statement issued by the Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, Kolapo Alimi on Sunday, said the road is part of the State infrastructural project.

The Governor gave analysis of projects awarded under the infrastructure development including cost and contractors handling each contract.

“This road is part of the multi-billion naira infrastructure plan announced by Mr. Governor last year. The administration is poised to implement the infra plan despite the harsh economic situation in the country.

“As we rolled out the projects, we are complying with the procurement law on all fronts. All required due process are complied with. This administration is committed to open governance and open procurement.

“Dualisation of Old Garage-Okefia-Lameco Junction; 2.24km; N5,822,105,829; Acumen Forte Construction Company Limited with a 12 month completion deadline. Dualisation of Akoda- Baptist High School Ede- 5.50km;N12,200,512,000; Great Enyork Tech Limited with a 12 months completion period.

“Dualisation of Baptist High School – Oke Gada, Ede; 3.86KM;N11,090,838,764; Enginec International Engineering Limited with a 12 months completion period.Construction of 4Span bridge across Osun River and dual 2-span bridge across Erinle river- N3,937,072,827,00- Raregeode Company Limited with a 12 months completion period.

“Construction of 7 span bridge at Okefia intersection, Osogbo; N10, 764, 206, 257, 58; Askorj International Nigeria Limited with a 12 months completion period and the construction of 4 span bridge at Lameco intersection, Osogbo; N8, 521, 632, 257, 28; Kimzee Global Investment with a 12 months completion period”, he said.

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