Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has named the proposed Ibadan Circular Road Project after the former Governor of the state Senator Rashidi Ladoja, and flagged off the construction of Senator Rashidi Ladoja GRA located at Km 8/10 Lagos/Ibadan Expressway, Ibadan.
Speaking during the event that also commemorated the 78th birthday of the Political Icon, Governor Seyi Makinde said that the proposed 110km road would be tolled.
He noted that it would boost the economic activities of the state and eliminate the traffic congestion often experienced on the Lagos Ibadan expressway.
In his address the guest of honour, Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State who described Senator Rashidi Ladoja as a great man who deserved the honour, eulogized Governor Makinde, saying he has the knowledge and capacity to rule the state.
In his remarks, the former Governor of the State, Senator Rasidi Ladoja, expressed gratitude to Governor Makinde for the honour bestowed on him.
He charged people in positions of power not to see themselves as emperor, rather they should consult their constituency before making decisions.
Another highlight of the program was the cutting of the 78th birthday of Senator Rasidi Ladoja.