Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose on Tuesday flagged off the
construction of a N5.7b worth flyover in Ado Ekiti, promising to deliver
the project within 24 months.
At the event, Fayose, who described the 1.2-kilometre flyover project as
the first of its kind in the state said it was part of his plans to ease
traffic in the state capital city.
The flyover will begin at Fajuyi area and terminate at Ojumose area of
Ado-Ekiti, the State capital.
Fayose warned the contractor against unnecessary delay, saying the project
must be delivered within the stipulated time.
“This was a project that has been in my heart since my first term. I nearly
awarded it before that unfortunate incident happened. I saw it as a
landmark achievement because you can’t get it in Ondo or Osun State.
“I have promised that I won’t abandon any project for my successor. I shall
complete every project that I awarded, because I don’t want to leave any
The Chairman, Ekiti State Council of Traditional Rulers, Oba Samuel Adedapo
and the Ewi of Ado Ekiti, Oba Rufus Adeyemo, who praised the governor for
his zeal to develop Ekiti, appealed to politicians to give peace a chance
to forestall unnecessary crisis that could cause distraction.
They said Ekiti will continue to appreciate Fayose’s efforts to develop the
state in spite of the dwindling federal allocation.