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We will see to Quality Road Construction – Gov. Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi says road construction and rehabilitation will be accorded priority this year.

Governor Fayemi who announced this in his New Year broadcast to the people of the state, promised that road across Ado Ekiti township receive.

He explained that four major roads in, Oye- Ikun-Otun Erinjinyan-Ikogosi, Agbado – Isinbode- Omuo and Igbemo-Ilupeju-Ire- Ekiti road would be flagged off on the 13th of this month for reconstruction and rehabilitation.

The governor said that in addition his administration would also embark on the construction of one thousand kilometers of rural roads to facilitate the growth of the grassroots.

On the plight of retirees in the state, the governor said one point two billion naira was expended on the payment of their pensions last year.

He made it clear that some of the retirees who did not receive their pension last December were those that refused to participate in the verification exercise, promising that the categories of pensioners would be paid as soon as they were cleared.

Governor Fayemi stated that his projection for the year 2020 was to improve on the lives of the people and ensure  infrastructural development of the state.

He congratulated the people of Ekiti state for witnessing the year ,2020, urging them to be focused.

Amos Ogunrinde

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