By Abisola Oluremi
Relief has come the way of residents of Ayegun Oleyo, Odo Ona Elewe, in Oluyole local government of Oyo state, as an All Progressives Congress, APC, Candidate, vying for Oyo central senatorial seat, Dr Yunus Akintunde, has given assurance that he would assist the community to tar its road before elections.
Dr Akintunde made the promise when he visited the area recently.
The APC Senatorial candidate sympathized with the people after seeing the deplorable condition of the five-kilometre road and promised to tar one km out of it.
He however appreciated the residents for their perseverance promising that if elected, the people of Oyo central will enjoy the dividend of true democracy
This development gave residents of the area great joy describing such as one that would bring great relief to them.
A leader in the area, Mr Victor Arowolo lamented that successive administrations had been promising to assist in tarring the state road but to no avail.
Also, another resident, Mrs Oluwakemi Oni said the promise to reconstruct the road before the election showed that Dr Yunus Akintunde had a large heart to help people irrespective of whether he won the election or not.
The General Chairman of the Landlords’ Association, Mr Tunji Alabi who appreciated the politician noted with concern that the condition of the road had made many residents to relocate from the area.
While assuring Dr Akintunde of the support of the residents, Mr Alabi advised politicians to emulate the gesture of the senator who volunteered to put smiles on the faces of the people despite the fact that the election had not been conducted.
With a grateful heart, the baale of Ayegun Oleyo community, Alhaji Olajide , applauded the gesture saying it was indeed an answered prayer.