The DEJI of Akure oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi has commended the state Governor Arakurin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN for his initiatives to do a concrete pavement of Mojere market otherwise refers to as Ilesha garage.

The traditional ruler gave the commendation while on a visit to the market to see the level of works done in the in the premises

Deji who was represented by Aro of Akure Chief Anthony Falowo said the popular Mojere market has contributed alot to the economic development of Akure in particular and Ondo State in general especially through auto spare parts dealers

He used the forum to appreciate the concerns of Mr Governor for traders in the market over the deplorable state of the road network in the area

The visit of the traditional ruler coincided with that of inspection team of Ministry of works and infrastructure led by the commissioner Hon Saka Yusuf Ogunleye

Speaking while inspecting the progress of work done so far the commissioner assured the traders that the government is committed to making life better for all in the state.

Hon Ogunleye who said although the construction work may somehow disrupt the market activities appealed for calm as the disruptions would be for a short time

He therefore called for understanding, perseverance and sacrifice on the part of those who engage in one trading activity or the other within the premises

Also speaking the permanent secretary ministry of works and infrastructure Engr Taiwo Otun said the little delays being experienced on the project was due to incessant rainfall in the last few days.

According to him the design of the project would be strictly followed. Art work and channelisation are in progress and standard will not be compromised.

The permanent secretary said the walkways would be asphalted while the entire premises would be concretized adding that parking lots would also be provided

The work on Mojere market , which had not received attention by past government , was a directive of Mr Governor Arakurin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN following his visit to the market few months ago

The project is being handled by Direct Labour Engineering unit (DILEU) of Ministry of works and infrastructure.