Residents Protest Abandoned N22bn Akure/Ado-Ekiti Road Dualisation
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Residents of Ondo and Ekiti States have protested over the alleged abandoning of the N22 billion Akure/Ado-Ekiti dualization awarded over 15 months ago by the Federal government.
They trooped out to the lgboba axis of the highway in Akure metropolis to show their displeasure over the deplorable state of the road and lack of commitment on the part of starting the project.
The residents under the aegis of Great Patriot for Better Initiative (GPBI) accused the contractor of failing to move to the site15 months after mobilization was paid by the government for the dualization of the road.
According to them ” the state of the road has continued to aid activities of criminals engaging in kidnappings and killing.
They displayed placards of various inscriptions such as “Too much kidnapping and raping on Akure/Ado- Ekiti road, Buhari is not our enemy but public officers, Gov Fayemi/ Akeredolu may not be happy with the slowness of Akure/ Ado Ekiti road project and Revoke Akure/ Ado Ekiti road contract from Dantata& Sawoe.
Other placards read “Mr President must investigate N22b Akure/ Ado- Ekiti abandoned project by Dantata & Sawoe, Dantata & Sawoe is frustrating the effort of Mr President on-road infrastructural dev., Mr President is trying but contractors are frustrating his effort, Fix our road, save our soul. Akure/ Ado Ekiti road is now a death trap and Too many killings and robberies on Akure-Ado-Ekiti road