Ogun Assembly Clarifies Amount Expended On Road Projects

Members of Ogun State House of Assembly Committee on Works and Infrastructure led by Hon. Abayomi Fasunwa has clarified that the amounts said to have been expended on road projects were spent by the immediate past administration in the State.

          Fasuwa, who gave the clarification while leading other members of the Committee on the monitoring of road projects in Ogun East Senatorial District of the State, noted that the ongoing oversight of the State lawmakers was meant to cover January to June 2019.

          According to him, “having visited all these road projects, we realized that a lot of work needs to be done. We realised that we still need a lot of monitoring. Basically, I want to put it on records that our oversight function and all figures the public have been seeing are between January and June, 2019, nothing of such figure was spent by the current administration’’.

          He lauded Governor Dapo Abiodun for setting up the Projects Review Committee to review the pending road contracts, while appealing for the completion of those projects that have direct benefits on the people of the State.

          “I will like to say that the Governor has done the right thing by setting up a Committee to review all pending contracts. There are lots of those projects that are of benefit to the populace. I know when the Committee finishes its assignment, they will come up with those roads and I want to appeal to our Governor to please help us swing into action and help complete the projects”, he said.   

          The Chairman, in company of Committee members including Honourables Oludaisi Elemide, Atinuke Bello, Yusuf Adejojo, Solomon Osho, Yusuf Amosun, Sikiratu Ajibola visited Ejirin Road – Imowo Roundabout and the flyover, flyover along Lagos -Garage Road, Ijebu Ode , Degun Road, Oyigbo-Ita Alapo Junction Road, Balogun Kuku-Oke Aje Road, Eruwon-Atan Road, Ijebu Igbo Flyover and surrounding roads, among others.