Hon Aro appeals to Kogi Govt to reconstruct Egbe – Ogbe road
Member representing the good people of Yagba West I Kogi State House of Assembly, Hon Aderonke Aro has appealed to the Kogi State Government to reconstruct the Egbe-Ogbe road in a bid to reduce the suffering of Kogites who ply the road and forestall the total brake down of the access road between the two communities
He also appealed to the state government to direct the state ministry of work to carry out an on the spot assessment of the road with a view to putting in place appropriate measures that would help motorists and residents make use of the road I the interim before it’s reconstruction.
Hon Aderonke who made this appeals on the floor of the house during plenary, said the appeals have become imperative I view of the dangers the road poses to residents of the two communities and travellers plying the road.
He lamented that the journey from Egbe to Ogbe which should not be more than an hour is now eight hours, adding that residents could no longer access good health facilities and sell their farm products to the outside world with ease as they have to pass through alternative road I Ekiti State.
Member representing Ankpa 11, HonAlfa Momoh Rabiu and Member representing Yagba East, Hon Musa Jimoh in the state assembly in different speeches supported the matter of public importance, stressing the importance of the road to Kogites.
Hon Jimoh Musa specifically aligned himself to the second appeal I view of the economic situation of the state.
Ruling on the motion, the Rt Hon Speaker, Princ ue Mathew Kolawole said the motion is of great urgency to the public I view of the fact that it is raining season.
He added that untarred roads are not friendly to motorists during the raining season and thereafter put the motion into vote which had the support of all members.
He mandated the Clerk to communicate the resolution of the House to the state Governor.