The Oyo State Government said it has declared Zero tolerance for potholes across the state, saying that it wants to maximize this dry season to maintain its roads not minding whether it is trunk A, B or C.
The government in a statement made available to Insideoyo.com listed the following roads as those undergoing maintenance.
1. Command-Apata-Odo Ona-Dugbe-Mokola-Sango-UI-Ojoo-Moniya Road networks,
2. Molete-OkeAdo-OkeBola-Dugbe-Ekotedo Queen Cinema,
3. Mokola-UCH-Gate with spur to parliament road,
4. Secretariat-UI with spur to Government house,
8. Mary hill and
9. Challenge -Molete-Beere-Oje-Gate Roads.
The Special Adviser to Governor Abiola Ajimobi on Infrastructure, Mr. Gbenga Akintola accompanied by the State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism Mr. Toye Arulogun during a media briefing on Wednesday in Ibadan at the film Theatre, Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, appealed to the citizens to bear the discomfort when plying the roads currently being rehabilitated, assuring that the maintenance will be of high quality and it will be completed in due course as the staff of the state Public Works Department work day and night everyday including weekends.
Mr. Akintola also disclosed that trunk A roads are Federal roads, Trunk B are state roads while Trunk C Are local roads.
The Special Adviser said that the department has completed the routine maintenance of the following road networks:
Asphaltic Improvement of Beere-Oranyan-Orita Aperin road;
Asphaltic Rehabilitation of Ogbomoso High School – Baptist High School Road (Phase I); Reconstruction of failed existing double 3m x 3m x 11m Box culvert on Akoko stream along Ilero-Iganna Road and Provision of informatory Traffic Signs around the State High Court at Ring Road and Iyaganku, Ibadan.
Asphaltic Rehabilitation of Oroki – Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo (Phase I); Asphaltic Rehabilitation and underpinning of eroded concrete base of existing culvert outlet near Heritage Bank Iyana Church and Oyeniyan B/Stop along Iwo Road, Olodo Road; Asphaltic rehabilitation of Ariyo Box culvert Approaches, Olorunsogo/Akanran road, Ibadan and Asphaltic Rehabilitation of Idi Arere-Popo Yemoja-Oke Ado with spur to Bode Market.
The completed road networks also included Asphaltic Improvement of Iyaganku – N.T.C Road; Asphaltic Improvement of Eleta – Odinjo-Muslim Overhead Bridge; Repair/Reinstatement of vandalised Steel Barricade under Mokola Flyover at Mokola, Ibadan; Asphaltic Construction of Ologuneru Junction – Abanla – Alafara Junction and Asphaltic Rehabilitation of Oje Ibadan – Mobil, Yemetu Junction with spur to Adeoyo Hospitral, Yemetu Road among others.