Governor Fayose begins grading of rural roads in Ekiti (photos)

Governor Fayose begins grading of rural roads in Ekiti (photos)

- The Ekiti state governor Ayodele Fayose has commenced the grading of rural roads in the state

- The project which was kicked off by the chairman of Moba council Adeniyi Adebayo

- The construction is aimed at facilitating easy movement of crops to the within the council and markets, the state government has said

Governor Fayose begins grading of rural roads in Ekiti (photos)

The Ekiti state government has commenced the grading of rural roads in the state

The Ekiti state governor Ayodele Fayose has commenced the grading of rural roads in the state.

The project which was kicked off by the chairman of Moba council is aimed at facilitating easy movement of crops to the within the council and markets, the state government said.

Governor Fayose begins grading of rural roads in Ekiti (photos)

The project was kicked off by the chairman of the Moba council Adeniyi Adebayo

Speaking during a inspection tour, the chairman of the council Adeniyi Adebayo said the grading of the roads will serve as a relief to residents while travelling between communities.

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Governor Fayose begins grading of rural roads in Ekiti (photos)

The project is aimed at ameliorating pains by farmers to transport their products

Noting that the deplorable state of the roads have stalled food production and farming activities in the council, Adebayo added that the grading will also enhance and improve socio-economic activities as well as generate more revenue for the council.

Governor Fayose begins grading of rural roads in Ekiti (photos)

The state also said there are plans to open up some other roads linking the Osun road

“Even though we have been facing the problem of lack of funds, we are going to try our best to see that most of our rural roads that are in deplorable states are graded at the peak of this dry season, so that farmers can transport their crops to the markets," Adebayo said.

Governor Fayose begins grading of rural roads in Ekiti (photos)

The grading will also enhance and improve socio-economic activities as well as generate more revenue for the council

He added that the council was making arrangements to open up some other rural roads and construct box culverts across some streams.

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This he said had always hindered locals from reaching to their neighbouring villages, especially during rainy season.

Governor Fayose begins grading of rural roads in Ekiti (photos)

Among roads graded are: Osun, Osan, Gbiyanlumi, Ikosun, Irare and Erinmope roads, which have been in a deplorable state for a long time.

Among roads graded are: the Osun, Osan, Gbiyanlumi, Ikosun, Irare and Erinmope roads, which have been in a deplorable state for a long time.

Governor Fayose begins grading of rural roads in Ekiti (photos)

The Onirare of Irare Ekiti, Oba Julius Adebowale Olukayode also commended the council chairman and the state governor for their performances in Ekiti

In his reaction, the Onirare of Irare Ekiti, Oba Julius Adebowale Olukayode commended the council chairman and the state governor for their performances.

Source: Naij.com

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