The Nigeria Union Of Journalists (NUJ), Ondo State Council, has appealed to the State Ministry of Infrastructure, Lands and Housing to pay special attention to the completion of ongoing road projects and rehabilitation of feeder roads within Akure metropolis as rainy season returns.

In a Communique issued after its monthly Congress, Ondo NUJ which acknowledges giant strides of the  State government in roads construction, called on the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola to mobilise contractors to urgently attend to deplorable Akure-Ado Ekiti road.

The NUJ Meeting presided over by the Chairman, Comrade Leke Adegbite, charged Governors Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti and Oluwarotimi Akeredolu as well as the Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Tayo Alasoadura and the National Assembly Members from the two States to mount pressure on the Federal Government to fix the Akure-Ado Ekiti road in the interest of the people who suffer on the highway daily.

Felicitating Workers on the occasion of this year’s MAY DAY Celebration, the Union urges Government to give top priority to security of all and devise better economic strategies to enable various state governments to pay their workers’ salaries as and when due.

The communique pleads with Security Operatives to monitor increasing activities of scavengers at neighbourhood in Ondo state especially in Akure as they now constitute security threat to many Residents.

Tosin Ighoteuguno


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