The Oyo state Government on Monday, commenced the Operation Zero potholes initiative, as the State Road Maintenance Agency begins rehabilitation of Roads and distilling of drainages across the Ibadan metropolis and its environs.
This was contained in a statement, Monday, by the Hon. Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Hon. Wasiu Olatubosun.
According to the statement, the Chairman of Oyo State Road Maintenance Agency, (OYSROMA), Honourable Ogunlade Busoye Soladoye who visited roads earmarked for rehabilitation revealed this in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State.
He said that the agency will live up to its mandate to maintain and rehabilitate roads in Oyo state, as this will go a long way to ease the movement of traffic and create a better environment for the populace.
He stated that the Oyo State Government, under the leadership of Governor Seyi Makinde is a responsive government, that listens to its people and acts on their requests.
“This is one of our feedback mechanisms concerning the deplorable condition of roads during the rainy season”, he said.
He also stressed that Governor Seyi Makinde-led’s administration will give no room for potholes and deplorable roads in the state, as this has shown through various laudable massive road construction and rehabilitation, which has turned Oyo State into an investors-hub.
He also implored the residents to desist from the act of dumping refuse on waterways, as the agency has started clearing drainages across the state.
Honourable Ogunlade Busoye also promised that the agency will live up to its mandate.
Among the roads earmarked for rehabilitation is asphaltic rehabilitation of Molete-Fire -Challenge roads, cutting of potholes to shape, stone base material mixed with cement; Distilling of Blocked cover lined drains and cross covert at Genesis hotel.
Also, the rehabilitation and distilling of Mokola-Dugbe and the Femi Johnson Junction along Oke-Ado Road among others.