Work is set to begin at the proposed Ore flyover which was flag-off by Ondo state Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, during his one year anniversary in office.
The contractor handling the project, Craneburg construction company, has moved its equipment into a piece of land provided by the community.
Addressing reporters during Governor Akeredolu’s visit to the site on Friday, the Regional manager of the construction company, Dany Mansour said the project will be completed in one and half year.
The Olore of Ore, Oba Johnson Obatomide thanked Governor Akeredolu for fulfilling his promise and bringing succor to the people of Ore and the state in general.
The monarch stressed that the immense developmental stride of the Governor has endeared him to the hearts of the people in the community.
Oba Obatomide assured the governor of the cooperation of the people, especially property owners whose structures will have to give way for the construction of the flyover.
According to the Monarch, the Ore Junction of the Lagos /Benin expressway has recorded many death. He expressed delight that the move to construct a flyover in the dangerous spot will save lives and ease traffic congestion on the road.
Governor Akeredolu said he was at the site to see for himself the equipment that has been moved to site by the contractors.
He assured that his administration will construct the flyover. The Governor explained that the flyover would not only benefit the people of Ondo state but also other road users traveling to the eastern and northern parts of the country.
He noted that the project will also benefit people in the community by engaging them to work on the site.