President Buhari Commends Ogun State Governor’s Work During His Visit To The State
Written by Boom Radio on January 13, 2022
President Muhammadu Buhari after commissioning project during his visit to Ogun state, has openly praised the State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, for delivering what the president described as “visionary and trail-blazing projects” to the people, even in the midst of prevailing and challenging circumstances, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
He said: “Your Excellency, well done! I am proud of what you have done for your State and your people.
‘‘You have made our great Party, the APC, proud too. You are a worthy example of promises made, promises kept.”
President Buhari, who was on a one-day working visit to the Ogun State today commissioned five projects across the State which included the Gateway City Gate, the 42-Kilometre Sagamu Interchange-Abeokuta Road, the 14km Ijebu-Ode-Epe Expressway and two Housing Estates for low, medium and high income earners at Kobape and Oke-Mosan in Abeokuta.
Responding to requests by the State governor to give priority to the Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta and the Sango Otta-Idiroko Roads respectively, the President assured the people of Ogun State that these roads will receive Federal Government attention.
He said that the Federal Government would consider extending tax credit as funding option for the reconstruction of these roads, as done for the 100km Sagamu Interchange-Papalanto-Ilaro road and also consider the approval of the reconstruction of Sagamu-Ogijo Road by the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited under the tax credit scheme.
The President thanked the residents of the State for the warm reception accorded him and his entourage in the Gateway State, which is his first visit to any State in the New Year.