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Kwara State Government Begins Immediate Rehabilitation Of Roads

14 June 2019 National News

Kwara State government has released twenty million naira for the immediate rehabilitation of roads in need of urgent attention within Ilorin metropolis.

Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq made this known at a briefing in Ilorin.

Governor AbdulRazaq explained that State Road Maintenance Agency, KWARMA, has begun rehabilitation of ten roads including the long-neglected Offa Garage Roundabout Road.

General manager of KWARMA , Mallam Usman Jibril, said the agency had already started works on the Offa Garage and Geri Alimi-Asa Dam roads.

Work ongoing

Mallam Jibril also explained that the agency has the mandate to fix the roads to end the nightmares of the people.

He said other roads to be covered “under Phase One of the rehabilitation include Isale Aluko-Kokorokan-Ita Kudimoh Road, Adeta-Al-Hikmah Road, Olorunshogo-Geri Alimi Road, Kaduna Road, Adewole; Osere-Cemetry Road, General Hospital- Geri Alimi, Offa Garage Geri Alimi Road and Sani Okin Road.


Jibril further explained that the agency has the mandate to complete the rehabilitation within the next seven days.

Governor AbdulRazaq had assured last week that he would embark on rehabilitation of roads within the metropolis and other parts of the state in phases.

He lamented the poor state of the roads across the state, adding that the government would collaborate with the Federal Government and private sectors especially on federal roads.

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