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TRADERS WARNED AGAINST INDISCRIMINATE DUMPING OF REFUSE


The Chairman, Transition Committee, Ijebu Ode Local Government, Engr. Olugbenga Olugbile has assured the people, living in the local government, of speedy completion of roads, embarked upon by the Ogun State Government in the council area.

According to a statement signed by Tope Oyekan, Director, Information, Education and Sports in the LGA, Engr. Olugbile gave this assurance, recently, while on the inspection tour of certain roads, under construction, by the Ogun State Public Works Agency (OGPWA), at Ashafa/Aiyegun; Fusigboye/Molipa; and Degun axis of Ijebu Ode.

The Chairman visited the locations, based on the plea of the Traders, selling along those routes, who had earlier complained of low patronage, as a result of bad roads which had become impassable, due to the ongoing construction works.

The Chairman, who appreciated the Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun for the roads construction, therefore, appealed to the Traders and residents, to desist from the act of dumping refuse indiscriminately in the drainages and burning of refuse on the roads.

In the statement, the Chairman enjoined them to support government in their respective capacities, Saying “I urge you to also look at what you can do in your individual capacities to help the government. Do not leave everything to Government, as government cannot do it alone,” he concluded.

In their remarks, the Project Managers, Engr. James and Engr. Umaru promised to urgently resolve the issues raised by the Traders, listing faulty equipment which, according to him, had already been fixed, and the need to lay water pipelines by the Ogun State Water Corporation.
as some of the challenges being faced.

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