Oyo state Government has commenced Operation Zero potholes initiative, as the State Road Maintenance Agency begins rehabilitation of Roads and distilling of drainages across Ibadan metropolis and its environs.
The Chairman Oyo State Road Maintenance Agency, (OYSROMA), Ogunlade Busoye Soladoye stated on Monday while visiting roads earmarked for rehabilitation in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State.
He said that the agency will live up to its mandate to maintain and rehabilitate roads in Oyo state, as this will go a long way to ease movement of traffic and create a better environment for the populace.
Soladoye stated that the Oyo State Government, under the leadership of Governor Seyi Makinde is a responsive government, who listens to its people and acts on their requests.
“This is one of our feedback mechanisms concerning the deplorable condition of roads during the rainy season”, he said.
He also implored the residents to desist from the act of dumping refuse on waterways, as the agency has started clearing drainages across the state.
Among the roads earmarked for rehabilitation are: Asphaltic rehabilitation of Molete-Fire -Challenge roads, cutting of potholes to shape, stone base material mixed with cement; Distilling of Blocked cover lined drains and cross covert at Genesis hotel.
Also the rehabilitation and distilling of Mokola-Dugbe and the Femi Johnson Junction along Oke- Ado road among others.