OYSROMA Kicks Off Rehabilitation of 255 Roads Across 33 LGs

The Oyo State Road Maintenance Agency (OYSROMA) Chairman, Hon. Ogunlade Busoye Soladoye has announced the commencement of the Bill of Engineering Measurement and Evaluation (BEME) process for rehabilitation on 255 roads, throughout the state’s 33 local government areas. 

While inspecting the designated 255 roads, he said that the Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde had given the agency 750,000,000 million naira to work on to ensure zero potholes on the roads across the 33 local government areas which are grouped into three zones including– Ibadan, Oyo – Ogbomoso and Ibarapa – Oke-Ogun.

He stated that Ibadan city had been covered already while the remaining two zones are still being worked on, and very soon everything will be perfected.

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He stressed that when he assumed duty, on his part, he had met with OYSROMA engineers and an extensive inspection of roads across the state has been done to ensure that rehabilitation of deplorable roads commence speedily.

The Chairman, said that some of the roads that has been rehabilitated in Ibadan city include:  Dugbe to Mokola roads; Femi Johnson Junction along Oke-Ado road; Molete – Fire Station- Challenge Road; Adeoyo Hospital Junction (Ring Road) ; ANCE Roundabout, Dugbe and Railway Frontage, Dugbe, Ibadan.

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He further emphasised that the agency also carried out rehabilitation on drainages along roads such as repair of rubble stone drain; desilting of silted drains and construction of slit trap for drainages.

Soladoye also commended the OYSROMA staff for giving him full support while urging them to put in more efforts by giving their all for the work at hand to eradicate potholes in Oyo State.

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He also urged the people of Oyo State to desist from dumping refuse in drainages which block waterways and result to spillover thereby causing potholes on the roads, as Asphalt and water are not best of friends.


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