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Ado Ekiti Residents want Government to Fix Township Roads

Residents of Ado Local Government want Government to fix up Ado township roads, address erosion and complete Ojaoba.

These formed parts of the demands of members of Traditional Chiefs, Artisans, Market Women, NURTW, RTEAN, NARTO, farmers at a Civic Engagement held in Adetiloye Hall, Ado Ekiti.

First to speak, Chief Julius Ajayi called for the timely completion of all ongoing projects in Ekiti to attract meaningful development.

Representatives of NURTW, Mr. Atoki Olusola and RTEAN, Mr. Sunday Adeola lamented the poor condition of roads across Ado metropolis and rehabilitation of Ado / Igede-Aramoko road.

In his own demand, State Secretary of Artisans, Chief Joseph Ayodele urged Government to always involve Artisans in executing projects, saying that members of the association were qualify to execute projects to quality specifications.

Some of the people also appreciated administration of Governor Kayode Fayemi on various projects executed so far and promised their unflinching support.

In his response, the Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Bisi Egbeyemi said that more imparting projects would be executed for rapid development of the state.

Otunba Egbeyemi pointed out that the airport would be completed before the expiration of Fayemi’s administration, while measures had been put in place to ensure that no ongoing project abandoned or left to undone.

He announced that the school of Agriculture in Isan Ekiti had been upgraded to  Polytechnic while Ado /Ifaki road had been approved for timely completion and to ensure free flow of vehicular moment.

He pointed out that Governor, Kayode Fayemi hinged the massive investment in the state economy by local and foreign investors on the collaboration of his administration with development partners.

The Deputy Governor however called on the Residents to always report suspicious moment in their domains to appropriate authorities in order to nip the rate of insecurity in the state, adding that people should not leave everything to Government alone.

Otunba Egbeyemi said that Government would continue to prioritize the well being of the people in the state irrespective of culture, religious and political affiliation and advised the people to always obey all the COVID-19 protocols to prevent untimely death and health complications.

Earlier in her speech, the Senior Special Adviser to the Governor on Community Engagement, Mrs Tosin Aluko observed that the programme was organized to bridge gap in communication between the government and the people as well as informing the people on projects executed and other efforts put in place to make life meaning to those at various communities.

Mrs Aluko who explained that the programme would be held across the sixteen local government areas, noted that such would give people opportunity to make their views known to government and urgent demands in their domains.

She emphasized that Fayemi’s administration had always been a people centered government and would not relent in making Ekiti a place of opportunities for investors.

The Civic Engagement programme titled “E Je Ka Jo Se” afford the people to attract with Government, bear their minds on issues affecting them and highlighting achievements of Governor Fayemi since the inception of office.

Oriola Afolabi

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