Makinde Flags Off Light up Oyo State Phase 2, Reconstruction of Under G- Stadium Road

The Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, this Wednesday, flagged off the Light up Oyo State Phase 2 project and reconstruction of Under G- Stadium – LAUTECH – 2nd gate road.

The flag of the event which took place at the Under-G – Stadium- 2nd Gate, LAUTECH, Ogbomosho, had in attendance the deputy governor, Engineer Rauf Olaniyan, other top government officials, monarchs, chiefs, community leaders amongst others.

While flagging off the Light up Oyo State Phase 2 project of about 223.48KM, Governor Makinde explained that the project will cost a total sum of N28.3Billion and the project will be funded via contractor project finances Scheme while repayments spread over seven years.

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Governor Makinde added that the Light up Phase 2 project will cover all the geopolitical zones of Oyo State excluding Ibadan where the project is about to be concluded.

Speaking on the reconstruction of the 3.0KM Under G- Stadium – LAUTECH 2nd gate road, the Governor maintained that the reconstruction project is aimed at boosting the economy of the Ogbomoso land, eliminating congestion along the road and improving transportation of road users particularly the students and other members of the LAUTECH community.

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In his address, the representative of the company in charge of the construction projects, Engineer Abdul-Ramon Odunlawo, stated that the operation light up Oyo State phase 1 project which was flagged off in Ibadan in September 2019 is at 87.5% delivery due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, and will be completed soonest while the phase 2 of the project will be completed within six-to-nine months.

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Oyo Affairs correspondent, reports that Governor Seyi Makinde, after flagging off the two in one projects, had a closed-door meeting with the authorities of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, and the institution’s union leaders to listen to their plights and also dialogue on ways to prevent further industrial action in the citadel of learning.


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