The newly appointed Chairman of Oyo State Road Maintenance Agency (OYSROMA), Honourable Busoye Ogunlade Soladoye on Thursday began a comprehensive inspection of roads in Ibadan city and its suburbs in a bid to maintain road safety in Oyo State
Ogunlade set out on the inspection tour on Thursday alongside the board members and management of the agency, after resuming officially at the agency’s administrative headquarters at Eleyele, Ibadan on Monday, the same week.
Hon Ogunlade commended Governor ‘Seyi Makinde, while speaking with newsmen after the assessment tour, for embarking on legacy projects of massive road construction and repair which he said has placed Oyo State on the global map, and added that when roads are constructed and become motorable, investors would be inclined to invest into the state’s economy thereby creating job opportunities for the teeming youths in the state.
Speaking further, the chairman noted that the agency under his supervision will adhere strictly to the government’s policy of ‘Operation Zero Tolerance for Potholes’ across the state. He assured motorists and commuters that rehabilitation of major state roads would commence in due course.
Among the roads visited were Eleyele – Ido — Eruwa junction; Mile 110 — Challenge — Efunsetan — Interchange road.
Other roads were: Mokola – Dugbe road and Oremeji — Babanla — Ogbere Oriyangi—Gbaremu — Idi Obi road.
Meanwhile, the team also set out to Oyo town for the measurement and evaluation for the construction of Asphaltic speed breakers along Gedu —Oroki — Sabo road in Oyo township.