The government of Ogun State says it is set to take over three strategic federal roads to boost socio-economic activities in its main industrial hubs.
In a statement by the press secretary to the governor, Kunle Somorin where State Governor, Dapo Abiodun said he had formally sought the permission of the federal government to dualise three major Federal roads linking the state and Lagos under the public, private sector partnership arrangement.
“The roads are, Ikorodu – Ogijo – Shagamu road, Epe – Ijebu – Ode road and Lagos – Ota – Abeokuta road.” the statement said
“The governor said the takeover became necessary because of the economic importance of the roads”.
He made these disclosures while interfacing with the World Bank team headed by its country director, Rachid Benmessaoud
The statement further said that the governor was at the World Bank to share his vision of collective prosperity for Ogun people and bring onboard global best practices on the ease of doing business from the World Bank.