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Makinde, Obaseki unveil mega bus terminals in Ibadan



OYO State Governor, Seyi Makinde, was on Tuesday, joined by his Edo State counterpart, Governor Godwin Obaseki, to commission the Ojoo and Challenge Bus Terminals in Ibadan.

  Governor Obaseki, who was the special guest of honour at the commissioning, commended Makinde for delivering the two massive bus terminals among many others, despite the economic challenges in the country.

  Obaseki explained that if people in authority expend funds for public interest projects, the purpose of governance would be thoroughly felt by the people

  He congratulated Makinde for standing firm by his people, saying that the people of the state will appreciate the governor when it is time.

  Governor Obaseki equally implored Governor Makinde to ensure proper inter-connectivity of the state transport infrastructure and build more terminals, especially as state continued to experience population growth.

  In his remarks, Governor Seyi Makinde gave the assurance that his government is committed to redefining good governance through developmental projects

  He said the bus terminal and mass bus transit project would not only transform the state transport sector, create employment, serve as a tourist attraction and boost economic activities but will promote tourism and enhance the socio-economic development of the state.

  The governor added that his administration is committed to redefining good governance in the state with each project being commissioned, reiterating that his government will always ensure that the state gets value for its money.

  Earlier in a welcome address, the Commissioner for Works and   Public Transportation, Prof Daud Sangodoyin recalled that the project for the four bus terminals at Iwo road, New Ife road, Ojoo and Challenge was estimated to cost over N16 billion for which two of the terminals have been delivered in line with International best standard.

  The newly inaugurated bus terminals in Ibadan are fully equipped with modern day facilities.

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