The State Agency for Road Maintenance and Construction (OSARMCO) has embarked on the process rehabilitating eighty roads as a way of alleviating traffic challenges across the three senatorial districts.
The Chairman of the agency, Engineer Kehinde Osikoya who spoke at a strategic take-off meeting with heads of various rehabilitation gangs at the headquarters of the agency in Akure emphasized that all structures and processes have been put in place to ensure that results are achieved.
Engineer Osikoya who expressed confidence that the rehabilitation efforts would justify the high level of confidence the government and people have in the public institution reflected that the agency had earlier targeted 97 roads and all got the required attention.
The Chairman called on the engineers to brace up and deliver the projects as scheduled, noting that monitoring and evaluation have been extended to rehabilitation of projects with the aim of ensuring standard and specifications while acknowledging that the level of commitment of Governor Olusegun Mimiko remains a great encouragement for the agency.
Engineer Osikoya added that the massive rehabilitation efforts would involve minor, major and even special projects, stressing that stakeholders have been put on standby to achieve results.
Also speaking, the General Manager, Pastor Ayodele Ojo charged the heads of the gangs to show more commitment towards the projects, emphasizing that the agency is determined to continue to prove that public service institutions could be effective in execution of government policies.
The rehabilitation efforts would be carried out in Akure the state capital, Ondo City, Ikare-Akoko township, Owo township, Ifon township, Ido-Ani township, Isarun township, Oba-Ile palace road and many others.