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Ogun says RCCG is not responsible for Lagos-Ibadan Expressway repairs

06 November 2015, 12:39

Ogun - The Ogun State Government has said the Redeemed Christian Church of God is not responsible for the palliative work being done on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Punch reports.

It was reported that some workers employed by the church were seen filling some potholes on the road but the state government in a statement on Thursday by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media, Adejuwon Soyinka, stated that the state Ministry of Works and Infrastructure was already spending millions of naira in putting the road in a good condition for motorists.

Also read: Government create diversion for Lagos-Ibadan highway

Concerned about the plight of commuters on the ever busy Lagos-Ibadan expressway, the Ogun State Government, on Tuesday, said it embarked on palliative work on some bad portions of the expressway.

Governor Ibikunle Amosun, who was worried about the plight of commuters that spend hours in traffic gridlock on the road, directed the state Ministry of Works and Infrastructure to immediately fix the bad portions of the road and also construct drainages.

Amosun was quoted to have said the state would not neglect federal highways in the state since all roads were being plied by Nigerians.

Read more at Punch

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