OGHA Seeks Palliatives On Failed Portions Of Lagos-Abeokuta Road

In a bid to ensure a more seamless human and vehicular movements, the Speaker of Ogun State House of Assembly (OGHA), Rt. Hon. Olakunle Oluomo has urged the State Ministry of Works and Infrastructure, as well as, the State Public Works Agency, to put palliative measures on the failed portions of Lagos-Abeokuta road, particularly at Sango Garage.

Oluomo, who made the request at the plenary while responding to the submission of the Majority Leader and a member, representing Ado-Odo/Ota I State Constituency, Yusuf Sheriff, also called for rehabilitation of Ijaye, Gbangba and Iporo-Ake bridges in the Abeokuta South I State Constituency, with fixture of precautionary measures on the bridges, in response to the submission of a member, representing Abeokuta South I State Constituency, Yusuf Adejojo.

The Speaker enjoined private sector operators in the axis to emulate their colleagues along Papalanto-Ewekoro road by contributing their quota in the provision of palliatives through Corporate Social Responsibility, advising the Assembly’s Chief Whip and a member, representing Odogbolu State Constituency, Atinuke Bello, to further engage her Federal House of Representatives counterpart, with a view to finding lasting solution to ecological issues affecting some communities in her constituency.

Also at the plenary, a member, representing Sagamu II State Constituency, Hon. Ademola Adeniran, presented two petitions before the Assembly with one of them, calling for the immediate disbandment and conduct of Local Executive Committee election of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), and another against land grabbing in Ajebo, Oke-Ate in Makun.

Meanwhile, the Assembly through its Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs Committee, led by Hon. Akeem Balogun, has appealed to residents of Ojowo in Ijebu-Igbo, including the Etitale Quarters and other ruling houses to maintain peace, pending the resolve of issues surrounding the stool of Olokine of Ojowo.

Balogun gave the advice during an interactive session with contending groups in the chieftaincy matter, including elders in the area, stressing that the Assembly was irrevocably committed to ensuring sustainability of peace and progress in all communities in the State, as development could only take place in a peaceful atmosphere.