President Tinubu Commissions 76.76-Kilometre Expressway in Ogbomoso

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President Tinubu Commissions 76.76-Kilometre Expressway in Ogbomoso

President Bola Tinubu, represented by Vice President Kashim Shettima, officially commissioned the 76.76-kilometre Adebayo Alao-Akala Memorial Expressway in Oyo State on Thursday in Ogbomoso.

Shettima commended Governor Seyi Makinde for his dedication to infrastructure development and for fulfilling his promise to enhance the state’s road network.

He was accompanied by Governor Abdulraman Abdulrazak of Kwara State, who is also the Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF).

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The expressway, previously known as the Iseyin-Apewo Village Junction-Ahoro Dada-Fatope-Ogbomoso Road, was renamed by Makinde in honour of the late former governor of the state, Adebayo Alao-Akala. Stretching across 76.76 kilometres and traversing numerous communities between Iseyin and Ogbomoso, the road holds immense significance for the region.

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Vice President Shettima, expressing his affinity for Oyo State, emphasised its importance as his second home. He assured that the president would support Makinde’s efforts to position the state as an agronomic hub in Nigeria.

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