The Ekiti State government is to complete the last phase of the extension of the dualisation of Ado-Ikere Road with N1.13 billion, in addition, it will pay N206 million as compensation to owners of structures that will be affected.
The Nation reports that Governor Ayo Fayose, who announced the development in Ikere-Ekiti yesterday at a meeting with tipper owners and sand suppliers, said the compensation would be paid in the next few days.
According to him, work on the project would start on January 5.
He said: “I was the one who started the project during my first term in office. Nothing was added to it until I came back to office in 2014. We have completed the first two phases of the project and the last phase that will take the project deep down the town is what we will soon start.
“The compensation will be paid in the next few days and we are giving the people affected till January 5 to vacate those structures. Our administration is delivering on its promises to the people and we are seeking your support and cooperation.”
Source: The Nation