The Reynolds Construction Company (RCC) has today commenced work on Oolo -Owode road.
Confirming the development, a Member of Oyo State House of Assembly representing
Oyo East/Oyo West State Constituency, Hon. Olorunpoto Rahaman said that the construction company has started work on the road from Oolo village to Owode in Oyo town.
It would be recalled that Hon. Rahaman had assured people that the road construction from Oolo village to Owode would begin this month.
The lawmaker who had earlier lamented the condition of roads in Oyo also expressed sadness over loss of lives during his visit to the damaged sites last month.
In the release, Hon Rahaman said that: “It’s sad that roads in Oyo have been particularly terrible, most especially the alignments from Irepo to Owode to Ogbomoso. May the Lord comfort the families of those who have just died.”
“As your representative in the State Assembly, I’ve met with Hon. Akeem Adeniyi Adeyemi, Member of the House of Representatives, and we’ve taken important steps even before the recent accidents. While our Member of the House of Representatives has been trying to secure essential permissions in Abuja, I’ve been in contact with the office of the Federal Controller of Works, Oyo State Field Headquarters, Federal Secretariat, Ikolaba, Ibadan considering the road alignments falls under their purview.”
Speaking on the latest development:, he said: ‘I can now confirm to you that RCC are on site around Ajayi Crowther University today.
“We believe that the contractor will provide a long-term solution to the ECOBANK/Ajayi Crowther University area by developing a good drainage system capable of managing the volume of water flowing in those areas.”
We have also ensured the presence of Oyo State Road Traffic Maintenance Agency on the express road to maintain compliance on the road till the old road is repaired.