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Akpabio calls for urgent fix of Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta Road 



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Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, has called for an urgent repair of the Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta road to relieve its users of further harrowing experience.  

He made this call during the grand finale of the Yewa Cultural Festival, Ogun State, where he was installed Aare Fiwagboye of Yewa land. 

The Senate President vividly described the dismal condition of federal roads on his recent trip from Lagos to Ilaro in Ogun State over the weekend, stating that he spent hours navigating traffic on his way there.  

Moreover, he promised that the federal government would collaborate with Dapo Abiodun, Ogun State governor, in ensuring that both federal and state roads along that route become motorable again.  

In his appeal to the Senate, Governor Abiodun urged the Federal Government to hand over the reconstruction of the Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta Road to the state, underscoring its vital role in the state’s socio-economic growth. 

The governor mentioned that his journey from Abeokuta to Ilaro took three hours, noting that efforts made by the state to ensure the transfer of the road did not yield any positive results. 

Meanwhile, Abiodun mentioned that discussions regarding the reconstruction of the Abeokuta-Olorunda-Imeko and Abeokuta-Iborro-Ilaro roads are nearing completion in his administration. 

He said: